Bronze Burmese dragon

Art of Artillery

For many centuries, guns were royal and national status symbols. They were expensive to make; and even including some decoration in the design did not add greatly to the final cost.

But sometimes an especially splendid gun was required for propaganda or decorative purposes; some of which are on display here.


THREADS OF WAR - WORKSHOPS

Come and learn a new skill at one of the free craft workshops hosted by the Commemorative Quilts and Textiles Group at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds.

06 June 2015

Leeds

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