Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1830

Object Number

III.1865

Provenance

Accessioned on loan 154 to the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, the Niarac Anteroom, Victory College, May 1985.

Physical Description

With narrow shoulders, a pronounced medial keel and flange at the waist which is drawn down to a shallow point. The arms, side and waist edges are inwardly turned, the neck outwardly flanged; these edges are bordered by large dome 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 330 mm (13 in.), width 381 mm (15 in.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain