Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.1593

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The backplate has a raised neck and a narrow flange at the waist. The main edges including the flange have plain inward turns. At either shoulder is the first scale of the missing shoulder strap and two additional rivet holes. At either side is the base of the waist strap. Painted black, thickly. At either shoulder is a suspension hole.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 380 mm; width: 350 mm Weight: 1820 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Any marks are obscured by paint. Inside 3R in chalk.

Associations

Places England