Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1590

Object Number

III.107

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The breast has been used as a test piece and shows the marks of four small-arms shots and one cannon shot. The last has made a very large hole in the metal.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 575 mm; width: 398 mm; depth: 255 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Bibliographic References

John Hewitt, Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1859: 23, III.113

C. Paggiarino, The Royal Armouries, masterpieces of medieval and renaissance arms and armour, Milan, 2011 volume 2

Notes

Numbered III.291 under Dillon (I.22), not in catalogue.