Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.1501

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Captured from a French ship at the seige of La Rochelle in 1627.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 488 mm, width at arms 351 mm Weight: 5 lb 12 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the right shoulder with a Rotunda mark MA 2156. Stamped at the left shoulder IO.

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2156

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.148, no. 16/93

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p. 58, no. 16/74