Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1570-1580

Object Number

III.1488

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery,Woolwich, 1978

Physical Description

Slightly shaped to the spine. Flanged at the waist with a medial cusp. Roped inward turns. Roped ridges terminating in adorsed volutes. Formerly painted black. Now black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: cm ( in), Width: cm ( in) Weight: kg ( 2 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the right shoulder with MA 2210. Painted in white on the breast in white paint 16 over 147 (since removed). In white paint inside is, G 16.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.157, MA 2210

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no. 16/146

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p. 58, no. 16/116

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.