Object Title

Siege breastplate

Siege breastplate

Date

1620

Object Number

III.1508

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Short waisted, rounded, central keel and blunt pointed waist. Left arm opening damaged. Painted black.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 16 lb 14 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped MA 2231 and painted in white paint incorrectly 16/129.

Associations

Places Flanders

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2231

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no.16/167

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no.16/137