Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

III.1571

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Flanged at the waist drawn to a blunt point. The edges have inward turns bordered by domed headed lining rivets and sets of holes for sewing on a lining. At either side of the chest is a mushroom stud for attaching the backplate. Painted black.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 7 lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder MA 2254 ? Painted in white paint 16/132

Associations

Places Britain