Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1670

Object Number

III.2225

Provenance

Tower arsenal, accessioned from Middle Flint Tower (1987).

Physical Description

Deep waisted, with double incised lines round the main edges. The terminal plates of shoulder-straps are both attached inside. Bright.

Inscriptions and Marks

Crowned IR cypher at back of neck. Painted inside, in white with the number 3. Two labels attached. One reading M,R 7356 and the other reading No.9 on one side, and From R.U.S.I. 1963 on the reverse.

Associations

Places England