Suit of Japanese Armour

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NCM 1921-167

Sir Frank Bowden, founder of Raleigh cycles Nottingham, bequeathed his arms and armour collection to Nottingham museums. This suit of armour was made around 1800-1849 by Miochin Munetsugu. The Miochin family were well known all over Japan for the quality of their work.

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