Object Title

Siege backplate

Siege backplate

Date

1810

Object Number

III.2873

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AF 21 (1988)

Physical Description

It is of great weight, Slightly shaped to the spine. Flanged at the waist. The neck and arm openings are flanged outwards. At either shoulder is an oval hole for attaching the shoulder straps. Low at the centre is a proof-mark. A fragment of cinvas lining band survives at the left side. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 380 mm (15.0 in), Width: 357 mm (14.1 in) Weight: 3.2 kg (18 lb 0 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places France