TALK - Franz Ferdinand and the mystery of the silk vest
- Starts at: 6:30pm Wednesday 24 September 2014
- Finishes at: 7:30pm Wednesday 24 September 2014
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Talk
6:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 7:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre
Wednesday 24 September
6.30pm – 7.30pm
Lisa Traynor – Assistant Curator of Firearms, Royal Armouries
On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, and within months the world is plunged into war.
Could this war have been delayed or even prevented had the Archduke been wearing a bullet-proof vest? Join us to unravel the mysterious case of the silk bullet-proof vest.
Book online below or tickets can also be booked by phone or email.
Tel: 0113 220 1888
The location address, map and a guide to getting here can be found on the Visitor Information page