Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1810

Object Number

III.1578

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Narrow shoulders. The edges have inward turns bordered by domed headed lining rivets. At either shoulder a strap is attached the right fragmentory the left covered in brass scales. Painted black.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height: 41.4 cm ( 16.3 in), Width: 31.2 cm ( 12.3 in) Weight: kg ( 6 lb 12 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped at the left shoulder MA 2247 Painted in white paint 16/149

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

Rotunda Catalogue, 1873 p.137, MA 2247

Rotunda Catalogue, 1906 p.149, No 16/180

Rotunda Catalogue, 1963, Vol 2, p.58, No. 16/149