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As part of a special Sunday at the Met program held in conjunction with the exhibition Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, Stuart W. Pyhrr, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Curator in Charge, details the growth of the department after 1929, changes in the galleries, and notable acquisitions.
Dressing in Steel: Part One
(00:37:39) 675 views
Dressing in Steel: Part Two
(00:20:04) 269 views
A Visit to the Armor Galleries
(00:30:21) 4350 views
Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department, 1904–1929
(00:30:12) 226 views
The Art of Arms and Armor: Challenges of Research, Display, and Education
(00:33:09) 320 views
Curators, Collectors, and Dealers: The Growth of the Arms and Armor Collection, 1929 to the Present
(00:36:37) 207 views
Rapier of Prince-Elector Christian II of Saxony
Pair of Wheellock Pistols Made for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony
Jousting armor (Rennzeug)
and matching half-shaffron
Close-Helmet for the Tournament on Foot
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 376
Inscription: (on scabbard mount, stamped) W P (Dresden goldsmith, Wolf Paller, 1853); D (mark of Dresden); 16 lott (weight)
Historical Museum, Dresden; Samuel J. Whawell; Fenton; Dean
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