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Steel rapier with straight cross-guard and cup, pierced with lines of foliage; chased pommel; possibly Spanish; 17th century
Sword with blunt bi-convex blade and sharp point, steel hilt with sharply curved quillons in Spanish style, spiral grip covered with black leather, and oval brass pommel. Blade etched with the initials HI, indicating that it may be one of the three stage swords bought by the young Henry Irving as personal accessories when starting his stage career in 1856. Believed to have been used by Henry Irving as Hamlet.
Theatrical ensemble of coat, waistcoat, breeches and sword worn by Sir Henry Irving as Doricourt in Mrs Cowley's 'The Belle's Stratagem', at the Lyceum in 1876 under Mrs Bateman's management.
[sword] Thin rapier style sword with separate scabbard (S.2717:5-2010) used by Sir Henry Irving as Doricourt in 'The Belle's Stratagem' (1876)
Sword and sheath (dha)
Curved single edged sword (dha) mounted in a wooden grip bound with worn red fabric, Burma, C19
Property sword (short sword?) used by the Gaiety Theatre (1903-1950), with a flimsy black painted metal blade and gold painted wooden hilt, Given by Mrs Evelyn Disher
Property sword (gladius or short sword?) used by the Gaiety Theatre (1903-1950), with a flimsy black painted metal blade, bone grip and brass pommel and hollow box guard, Given by Mrs Evelyn Disher
Swept hilt rapier
Swept hilt rapier with gilt guard and pommel in pineapple design, wire over crimson velvet grip, the blade etched and inscribed (partially illegible), 'EN...&Co. ....ERS Birmingham', Henry Irving's second sword for the Lyceum production of 'Hamlet', 30 December 1878.