Mess H Angelo and Son 1790

The "Hungarian & Highland Broad Sword" is a beautifully illustrated manuscript containing very little text but includes 24 black and white plates depicting mounted guards, and cuts and thrust forms utilizing the Hungarian broad sword. This sword is very similar to the sabre in general shape, except that the broad sword appears to be a more hefty weapon than the sabre. The plates were originally designed and etched by T. Rowlandson, under the direction of Mess. H.Angelo and Son. Mess. Angelo and son were the fencing masters to the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster. The manuscript was dedicated to Colonel Herries.

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