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Cask raft triangle [? Military Academy, Woolwich, 1860s], 1860 - 1869

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011A/25

Scope and Contents

180 x 140 mm. (vignetted oval print). Showing a group of Army Cadets poling a raft (composed of wooden barrels strapped to timbers) across a stretch of water. A triangular block and tackle on the craft supports the barrel of a cannon. A photograph probably taken during a course at the Woolwich Militay Academy. The print is stamped: 'Photo. Estab. War Dept.'

Dates

  • 1860 - 1869

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight fading.

General

SG.

Finding aid date

2003-03-26 16:42:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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