Added TheGlasgowStory: Burrell Collection


Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

Street football
Street football

Pollok House
Pollok House

Burrell Collection

Burrell Collection Photo Library

*Open in New Window
Burrell Collection

Armour on display at the Burrell Collection.

The European arms and armour collected by Sir William Burrell date from the 13th to the 17th century and are generally of high quality. As well as armour the collection contains weapons such as swords, maces, halberds, partisans, glaives, spears and spadroons, many of which were carried by the personal guards of princes and monarchs.

Sir William also collected historic architectural features such as stone archways and windows and many of these have been built into the fabric of the galleries. Seen here (to the right) is a 15th or early 16th century French window made of limestone.

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

armour, art collections, art collectors, art galleries, Burrell Collection, limestone, museums, Pollok Park, weapons, windows

Quick Search

Photo Album

You have 1 image in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options