Object Title

Cuirassier's backplate

Cuirassier's backplate

Date

1810

Object Number

III.1574

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Slightly flanged at the waist. The edges have outward turns bordered by domed headed lining rivets which retain the original lining. At either side of the chest is a mushroom stud for attaching the backplate. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 41.7 cm (16.4 in), Width: 38.4 cm (15.1 in) Weight: kg ( 5 lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder MA 2252 Painted in white paint 16/185

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

Rotunda Catalogue, 1870 p.138, MA 2252

Rotunda Catalogue, 1906 p.149, No 16/185