Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.1551

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich,1978.

Physical Description

Commonwealth type. Short waisted, straight sided, the lower edge is flanged. The raised neck and arm-openings have plain inward turns. Leather straps reinforced by plates.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 4 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the neck with A, or more probably combined AN, for the maker. On the right shoulder is the stamped MA number. Painted 16/105.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Rotunda Catalogue, 1873 p.137, MA 221?

Rotunda Catalogue, 1906 p.149,

Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.58,