Object Title

Half armour

Half armour

Date

1571-1599

Object Number

II.42

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The cuirass with a raised neck and integral gorget plates.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height as mounted: 680mm; width: 750 mm; depth: 520mm; height of current mount including morion: 1820 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

The backplate is struck at the neck with a maker's mark, SS.

Associations

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate LIX.