Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

III.1585

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Flat neck, angled shoulders, level waist, all the edges are plain. At either side of the chest is a mushroom-headed stud for fastening the shoulder straps. A flat iron belt-hook has been riveted at each side. There is a proof mark on the Right. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 36.4 cm ( 14.4 in), Width: 32.1 cm (12.6 in) Weight: kg ( 11 lb 10 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder MA 2238 and painted in white 16/143.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Rotunda Catalogue, 1873 p.137, MA 2238

Rotunda Catalogue, 1906 p.149, No 16/173

Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, No. 16/143