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Drawings Roman helmet from Ribchester, Lancashire

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Basire, James - Attributed To

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Height: 285mm
Width: 376mm


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Vetusta Monumenta 4 (1815): 1-12. Illustrations (Engravings), p. 12, pls. I-III, between pp. 12 and 13. The drawing is reproduced in fig. 2, plate II. Plate I shows the whole helmet in profile, fig. 1, pl. II shows a front view of the helmet, pl. III shows a back view, and the illustration on page 12 shows the diadem unrestored.

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Joseph Farington, The Diary of Joseph Farington (Kenneth Garlick, Angus Macintyre, and Kathryn Cave, eds.) 17 vols. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978-1998), 4, p. 1174.

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British Musuem, A Guide to the Antiquities of Roman Britain in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities (London: British Museum, 1922), p. 80. Illustration (Engraving), pl. V, opp. p. 80.

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British Museum, Guide to the Antiquities of Roman Britain 2nd ed. (London: British Museum, 1958), p. 67. Illustration (Photograph), fig. 4, pl. XXVI, opp. p. 67.

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B J N Edwards, The Ribchester Hoard (Preston: Lancashire County Books, 1992).

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I P Stephenson and K R Dixon, Roman Cavalry Equipment (Stroud: Tempus, 2003), pp. 20-21. Illustrations, p. 22; pl. 1, following p. 63.

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R P Jackson and P T Craddock, 'The Ribchester Hoard: A Descriptive and Technical Study', in Barry Raftery, ed., Sites and Sights of the Iron Age: Essays on Fieldwork and Museum Research Presented to Ian Mathieson Stead (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1995), pp. 75-102. Illustrations (Photographs), no. 1, fig. 47, p. 77; fig. 48, p. 79.

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Bill Wyman and Richard Havers, Bill Wyman's Treasure Islands: Britain's History Uncovered (Stroud: Sutton, 2005), pp. 118-19. Illustration, p. 119.

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T W Potter, Roman Britain (London: British Museum Press, 1997), p. 50. Illustration, fig. 32, p. 50.