Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1570-1580

Object Number

III.1480

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich,1978

Physical Description

Peascod form. Flanged at the waist Roped inward turns. Sunken border at neck widens to V-shaped point at centre. Two engraved lines at neck and arm opening. Blued and russet.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 3 lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder, MA 2190.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2190

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no. 16/127

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p. 58, no. 16/96

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.