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Military sketches and plans

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4217

Scope and Contents

A series of sketches and plans, mostly of hill forts in India, with a map of settlements in New South Wales (fo. 75), a sketch of Tristan da Cunha (fo. 78), views near Cork (fos 78 and 83), and maps of parts of Arabia and the Persian Gulf (fo. 87), 109 folios. The original artist is named in the following cases: Capt H. Mitchel (fos 9 and 14), Capt. J.J. O'Donoghue (fos 12, 27, 34, 41, 42, 47, 49, 53, 81, 95 and 106), Lieut. Nutt, Bombay Engineers (fo. 16), Semboo Sing (fos 54, 55 and 58), and Capt. Cunningham (fo. 104). The plan on fo. 15 is taken from a sketch by Lieut. McLeod, and that on fo. 23 from a sketch by Capt. Steele.

Dates

  • 1826 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1904.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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