Object Title

Harquebusier's backplate

Harquebusier's backplate

Date

1650-1650

Object Number

III.1550

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Short waisted, straight sided lower edge is slightly flanged. The raised neck and arm-openings have plain inward turns. Painted black.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 3 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the neck with helmeted A, RB and five punched dots. At the right shoulder is stamped MA 2220.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Rotunda Catalogue, 1873 p.137, MA 2220

Rotunda Catalogue, 1906 p.149, No 16/156

Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, No. 16/126

Notes

Associated with III.1510 while at Rotunda.