Object Title

Backplate

Backplate

Date

1625

Object Number

III.2438

Provenance

Tower arsenal. Captured from the French at the siege of La Rochelle in 1627. Accessioned from Middle Flint Tower (1987).

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 422 mm, width at arms 375 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped TOIRAS across the centre.

Associations

Places France

Notes

A piece of wire, probably for attaching an inventory disc, was found in the backplate in 1987, in suggesting that it had formerly been assigned another number which is not now identifiable.