Sword, from the 18th century

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Sword, from the 18th century

This basket-hilted sword dates from the 18th century.

The sword is inscribed 'Andria Ferara'.

This sword is typical of the weapons outlawed by the various disarming acts which followed the unsuccessful Jacobite risings of 1715 and 1745.

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Online ID: 000-100-102-342-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.LA 19
Date: 18th century
Material: Inscription: Andria Ferara
Dimensions: 33.75" L
What: Sword
Subject: Swords (NMAS Classification)
Who: Andrea Ferrara (Possible maker of blade)
Description: Basket-hilted sword inscribed Andria Ferara, 18th century
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