here we go lads
Bone mounted matchlock arquebus, Germany, dated 1589.
from Hermann Historica
Close helmet crafted by Pompeo Della Cesa, Milan Italy, circa 1590.
from The Worcester Museum of Art : The Higgins Armory Collection
Foot-Combat Armor of Prince-Elector Christian I of Saxony (reigned 1586–91) by Anton Peffenhauser, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Arms and Armor
Gift of Henry Walters, 1927
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Steel, gold, leather, copper alloy
Christopher Tolkien, third son of J.R.R. Tolkien and editor of much of his posthumous work, including The Silmarillion, has died at age 95. Thank you for bringing your father’s vision to life through your work. Rest in peace.