Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1580-1590

Object Number

II.84 f

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Bequeathed by Sir John Smythe to James I in 1607, at Greenwich in 1611, brought to the Tower in 1649, sent to Windsor Castle in 1686 and returned to Tower in 1914.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 385 mm, width 260 mm; Height as mounted 1800mm, actual crest to knee 1330mm, width 800mm Weight: 2970 g

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate XLVII, XLIX, XLCVIII, XCIX, CLV

Notes

RC2: Permission to lend required from sovereign