Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

III.977

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

The edges are bordered with pairs of small holes for attaching a leather edging, and lining which is of red cloth with dark blue picacadils. Beyond are a row of lining rivets with large brass rivets.

Dimensions

Weight: 4 lb 9 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

The lining is stencilled 2nd L.G. D 25.

Associations

Places England

Notes

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