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Pesh-kabz and scabbard Featured Walrus Print

Pesh-kabz and scabbard

Pesh-kabz and scabbard, nd. Blade has traces of watering. Hilt possibly of walrus ivory. Lanyard stanchion missing. Inscription on reverse of tang explains its history. Captured at Battle of Gujerat, 2nd Sikh War, (1848-1849). Inscribed on reverse of tang: This dagger was taken by the Scinde Horse from the chief in command of the Afghan Cavalry at the Battle of Goozerat and presented by Lt Malcolm and his brother officers to Col the Honbl Henry Dundas commanding the Bombay Division of the Punjab'. Date: 1848

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and West Indian Featured Walrus Print

Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and West Indian

Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus (vulnerable). . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals, Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Madame Joyeau, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History

© Florilegius / Mary Evans

Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine Featured Walrus Print

Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine

Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine .
Walrus is a single engined ( pusher ) biplane amphibian flying boat constructed almost entirely of metal, stainless and duralumin, the hull is flush riveted and the fabric covered superstructure has spars of stainless steel .
It is designed for service with naval cruisers and aircraft carriers for reconnaissance, fleet spotting, photographic and training purposes .
A retractable undercarriage, hydraulically operated, provides for landing on an aerodrome or on the sea . In the raised position the wheels are housed in recesses in the bottom main planes .
Walrus will be carried by vessels equipped with catapult launching gear . It was the first military aircraft with a retractable undercarriage to be adopted by the Royal Air Force and the first amphibian aircraft to be catapulted with full military load . Slinging gear is provided for hoisting on board on the conclusion of a flight .
The pilot and observor have a clear field of view, unrestricted by floats or wings from the forward enclosed cockpit .
For stowage purposes the wings can be easily and quickly folded .
A production order for the Fleet Air Arm for the Royal Navy has been received . The same type known as Seagull V, has been supplied to the Royal Australian Air Force .
18 June 1936