Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1650

Object Number

II.353 c

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The backplate has a raised neck and a flange at the waist. The main edges including the flange have plain inward turns. At either shoulder is a restored shoulder strap with modern scales and terminal. At either side is a restored waist strap and buckle. The surface is black from the hammer.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 386 mm, width 345 mm Weight: 2690 g

Inscriptions and Marks

The backplate has combined TR and helmeted A overstruck with a small St George Cross, and inside a construction mark, four wedges.

Associations

Places England