Object Title

Siege breastplate

Siege breastplate

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

III.1588

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Concave waist, slightly cut away at the neck and arm-openings and sloping shoulders. All edges are plain. At either side of the chest is a stud for fastening the shoulder straps. A flat iron belt-hook has been riveted at each side. At the centre of the chest is a large proof test. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 40.0 cm ( 15.8 in), Width: 33.8 cm ( 13.3 in), Weight: kg ( 12 lb 4 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

painted in white paint 16/178.

Associations

Places England