1837 Sketch of the Giant Skeleton in Brass Armor, unearthed in MA in 1832, the basis of Henry W. Longfellow’s Famous Poem “Skeleton in Armor”

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Skeleton was found in MA in 1832.  Sketch from an engraving was published in a magazine in 1837.  The breastplate, belt and spear heads were made of brass

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~ by zamzummim on December 19, 2014.

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