Object Title

Cuirassier's breastplate

Cuirassier's breastplate

Date

1630

Object Number

III.1510

Provenance

Transfered from the Rotunda Museum of Artillery, Woolwich, 1978.

Physical Description

The breastplate has a medial keel terminating in a point, and a broad flange. The arm and neck edges are inwardly turned, and bordered by a single incised line. The flange side edges are inwardly turned and accompanied by a sunken border. Two rivets and remains of straps on each shoulder.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 5 lb 8 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder with MA 2220.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1873 p.137, MA 2220

Official Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda, Woolwich, London, 1906, p.149, no.16/156

Catalogue of the Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda at Woolwich, London, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, no.16/126