Making the Renaissance Sword is a display featuring stages in the construction of a swept-hilt rapier. It reveals that the renaissance swordsmith relied on a continuous tradition of craftsmanship dating back to the early middle ages.
The Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester Square, London, W1U 3BN
17 May 2012 - 31 Mar 2013 Daily 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; , New Year's Day, Good Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day
Venue Details & Map
Manchester SquareLondonW1U 3BN
- +44 (0)20 7563 9500
- Public transport:
- Tube: Bond Street, Baker Street, train: Marylebone Station.
- By Road:
- Turn left down Oxford St, cross over to the right hand side of the road, turn right up Duke St and cross over into Wigmore St. In Manchester Sq the Wallace Collection is
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