The Wallace Collection has announced that pre-orders are now being taken for a digital catalog of the arms and armor held by the Wallace Collection. The catalog is being published in USB drive format with an accompanying book.
The set, which sells for £175.00 includes Masterpieces of European Arms and Armour in the Wallace Collection ; an introduction to the collection by Curator of Arms and Armour Tobias Capwell along with David Edge, Armourer and Head of Conservation.
From the website:
Published on a USB drive, the Complete Digital Catalogue, presents comprehensive catalogue of all the arms and armour held by the Wallace Collection in more than 7000 photographs, ranging from whole pieces to close details and presenting them from multiple angles. This magnificient and visually stunning resource is both rapidly searchable and is fully comprehensive, containing the texts of Sir James Mann's 1962 catalogue of European arms and armour – which remains a fundamental reference work for the collection and for arms and armour studies in general – A.V.B. Norman's 1986 Supplement and every catalogue going back to 1909.