From the crude weaponry and armour of the Battle of Hastings, to the high-tech kit of modern conflict, a new photographic survey explores the personal equipment carried by the common British soldier through the past years
Armor, ca. 1400 and later Italian Steel, brass, textile H. 66 1/2 in. (168.9 cm) Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Helen Fahnestock Hubbard, in memory of her father, Harris C. Fahnestock, 1929 (29.154.3)
Armour- a knights amour was a very important part of combat. It is what helped soldiers withstand a certain intensity of blows. Usually these suits are made from heavy metal and are respected by those inside of them.