Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1830

Object Number

III.1848

Provenance

Accessioned on loan154 to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

Physical Description

With narrow shoulders and a pronounced medial keel terminating above the waist, which is flanged and drawn down to a shallow point. The arm, side and waist edges are inwardly turned, and bordered by large domed headed lining rivets with circular washers. At either side of the chest is a mushroom headed stud for the attachment of a shoulder strap.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall height 46.4 cm (18.25 in), width 34.3cm (13.5 in.) Weight: 5 lb 7 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

On inside - 78-586 RMAS in white paint.

Associations

Places Britain