Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1560-1570

Object Number

III.1483

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1927.

Physical Description

Rounded peascod form. With one fauld lame. Flanged at the waist. Roped inward turns. Single incised line at arm opening.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 5 lb 2 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on the left MA 2195.

Associations

Places Italy

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2195

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p. 149, no. 16/132

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p. 58, no. 16/101

Notes

Probably from Malta, 1826.