Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

III.4199

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Returned from loan L105 Belfast, 12 September 1991.

Physical Description

It is shaped to the shoulder, with a raised neck, deep arm-openings, and a narrow flange at the waist. The main edges have plain inward turns. At each shoulder and waist are pairs of rivet-holes for the attachement of straps. Patinted.

Dimensions

BarrelLength3.3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with the Cross of St George at the right arm opening. Painted inside with the number 7.

Associations

Places England