Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

III.970

Provenance

Unknown. Associated with breastplate III.969.

Physical Description

The edges are bordered with pairs of small holes for attaching a leather edging,and lining, beyond are a row of lining rivets with large brass rivets.

Dimensions

Weight: kg ( 4 lb 11 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

Inside on the lining is stencilled 'A.U.,E/9, 615, E/28, and No.147 written in ink.

Associations

Places England

Notes

According to 'Additions to the Armouries after 1916' III.962-1022 ar esixty breast and backplates (Life Guards).