Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1570-1580

Object Number

III.1490

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Shaped spine and narrow waist flange having V-shaped indent cut at spine. Small rectangular buckle at each shoulder. Pair of holes pierce lower part at left side. Painted black.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 8 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the right shoulder wth MA 2226. Incorrectly painted 16/122.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2226

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no. 16/162

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no. 16/132