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Royal Armouries is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, and managed by a directorate under the leadership of the Director General and Master of the Armouries.

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USA finds Japan in 1853

Gifts included: 15 rifles, 3 muskets, 12 cavalry swords, 20 army pistols, 2 carbines, 2 telegraph instruments, a model steam locomotive and tender, 4 volumes of John James Audubon’s Birds of America and 1 barrel of whiskey for the Emperor and much more!