Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1620-1628

Object Number

III.285

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Incised TOIRAS. Found with large patches of concentric corrosion, 14 January 2003.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 480 mm, width at arms 360 mm Weight: 6 lb 8 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside construction mark, 8 wedges across the centre of the flange.

Associations

Places France