Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

III.1778

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Cannon Room, 1983.

Physical Description

Heavy, rough from the hammer, with a slight flange. The neck, arm and flange edges are bordered by rows of rivet holes. At the right is a proof mark. At either shoulder are rivet holes for shoulder straps, and at either side of the waist for waist straps.

Dimensions

Weight: 15 lb 6 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Incised with a faint B at the neck.

Associations

Places England