London, South Kensington
12 December 2001
A Roman Infantry costume comprising: a three-quarter length tunic of rust-coloured wool, a simulated metal chest plate fastening with leather straps with tie-on full-length rust-coloured wool cape, leather and simulated metal cingulum, two greaves, two braces, a pair of knee-length tan leather boots with tie fastenings, a simulated metal helmet, a prop sword with turned wooden hilt, aluminium blade and metal and canvas scabbard, a wooden javelin and a brown canvas covered shield with simulated metal mount painted with a winged motif -- made for the 2000 Universal film Gladiator; accompanied by a document concerning the provenance and a colour reproduction of a corresponding still (a lot) (3)
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Similar Infantry costumes are seen in the opening scenes at the beginning of the film during the battle sequences presided over by Maximus [Russell Crowe].
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