Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.1598

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The backplate has a raised neck and a flange at the waist. The main edges including the flange have plain inward turns. At either shoulder are two rivet holes for the missing shoulder straps. At either side are two rivet holes for the waist straps. Painted black. The left shoulder is damaged.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 380 mm; width: 360 mm Weight: 1675 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with a two-letter mark obscured by paint, a cross of St George and a helmeted A.

Associations

Places England