Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.1023

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Retains shoulder straps. Incised TOIRAS.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 410 mm, width at arms 366 mm Weight: 4 lb 11 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside construction mark XX and 3 wedges at the right side.

Associations

Places France

Notes

III.4449 may once have been wrongly given this number.