Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1807

Object Number

III.1854

Provenance

Accessioned on loan to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst (loan 154), May, 1985.

Physical Description

Slightly shaped to the spine. There are inward turns at the neck, arm openings, sides and lower edges, which is slightly flared. The neck is low and round. The back has brass rivets round its edges as follows: five around the arms, three at the sides, seven at the lower edge and five at the neck. The side straps were each held by two rivets and the shoulders by four. No rivets are missing. It retains fragments of its hessian lining.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height, 400 mm (15.75 in.), width 340 mm (13.4 in.) Weight: 5 lb 8 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

It is stamped on the outside of the right shoulder 19.

Associations

Places France