Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1555-1565

Object Number

III.1486

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich,1978

Physical Description

Roped inward turns. Sunken border at neck widens to V-shaped point at centre.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 3 lb 10 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

none visible. Incorrectly painted 16/112

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137 MA 2217 (Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no.16/123)

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no.16/158

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no.16/123

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.