FMNH 253033.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 34-58 |Provenience: Cebu, Philippines |People or Culture: Christian Filipino. | Object: Helmet | Material: Brass | Description: Collector states: "Original Spanish evidently from Magellan exploring expedition of conquistadores during discovery of Philippine Islands in 1542 A.D. Picked up from natives in Cebu, P. I. 1899." (over) | Dimensions (in cm) : Height: 26 | Length (horizontal): | 37.5 | Collection: Maj. L. H. Fuchs, U.S. Army gift of Louis Fuchs (son of collector ) | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 253033 | Neg Alb. P. 458 | Acc. 2664 | [ILLUSTRATION] | [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] | [BACK] | 6/24/65 - Mr. H. Lutiger, Curator of the George F. Harding Museum collection considers that this is a Moro copy of a type of Spanish helmet which came into use at the end of the 16th century. Spanish helmets were made of steel, never brass. C.Legge/amf (1 photograph)
Catalog Number: 253033.nosub[1]
Description: helmet
Materials: metal; brass
Cultural Attribution: Christian Filipino
Locality: Philippines, Cebu Island, Visayas, The Philippines
Accession Number: [2664] L. H. Fuchs (Gift)
Accession Year: 1959
Continent: Asia
Country: Philippines
Province/State: Cebu Island
Collector/Source: L. H. Fuchs, L. H. Fuchs
IRN: 1161233
GUID: b617c2c7-90c5-4878-af65-0b08f343b82c