Object Title

Siege breastplate

Siege breastplate

Date

1590

Object Number

III.1481

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich,1978

Physical Description

Peascod form. Wide flange at the waist with inverted scallops. Roped inward turns. Single incised line at neck and arm opening. Proof test on the left of the breast.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 17 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the left shoulder with Rotunda number. Incorrectly painted 16/133.

Associations

Places Flanders

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2223

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no.16/159

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no.16.129

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.