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Gunnery Plate CCLXXIV

Date: 1830-1842
Dimensions:
Overall: 273 x 210 mm, 8 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Steel engraving
Object No: 00019705
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    Description
    This engraving featured in the 7th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica published between 1830 and 1842. The plate features 16 images relating to gunnery and artillery, such as the construction of brass guns; carronades; brass and iron howitzers; travelling field guns; a land service mortar; a 24-inch mortar; a garrison gun on a traversing platform; and directional equipment. This engraving probably featured in the 7th edition ‘Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature’ published in 1842.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: ENGRAVING OF ARTILLERY EQUIPMENT ENTITLED `GUNNERY', ENGRAVING BY GEORGE AIKMAN FROM CLAUDE SHAW (PUBLISHED BY ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA)

    Web title: Gunnery Plate CCLXXIV

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