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Record title

Sword, before 1952

Call numbers

SAFE/DR 107

Record identifier

YEGmvPXn

Sword, before 1952

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Sword, before 1952

Full title

Sword, before 1952

Date

before 1952

Call Numbers

SAFE/DR 107

Record Identifier

YEGmvPXn

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Contents

1 sword - 84 x 11.6 cm - steel with bronze [?] grip

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Long, thin slightly-curved blade. Coiled grip ends in knob shaped as a lion's [?] head.

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Sword, before 1952

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NOTES

General note

From notes written in Sir William Dixson's hand, no. 9: 'This was at one time the full dress sword of William Bligh - one time Governor of N.S.W., and was obtained from some of his descendants named Notting in Queensland. The scabbard had rotted away. In order to preserve it I had it nickel-plated'

From P. Steen's notes, Lot no. 256: 'Willia...

Date note

Dated from the year of Sir William Dixson's death

Description source

Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
Spencer List number: 172c
Spencer List number: 528

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SAFE/DR 107

Record Identifier

YEGmvPXn

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Reference code

891669

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