Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.294

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Captured from the French at the siege of La Rochelle in 1627.

Physical Description

Retains part of shoulder strap (?). Incised TOIRAS.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 418 mm, width at arms 366 mm Weight: 5 lb 0 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside construction mark, 21 wedges low at the centre, and III at the angle of the flange.

Associations

Places France