Object Title

Breastplate

Breastplate

Date

1810

Object Number

III.650

Provenance

From the field of Waterloo, 1815.

Physical Description

Made in one piece with an outward turn at the neck, inward turns at the other edges except on the shoulders. A medial ridge extends from the neck to the flange at the waist. Two brass studs on either side of the breast for attaching the backplate.The edges are bordered by about thirty rivets.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 470 mm, width 370 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none noted in inventory.

Associations

Places France

Notes

inventoried as a group with III.431-692.