Plan de l'embouchure de la Seine (environs du Harve)
DESCRIPTION: Large chart covering the mouth of the Seine river with Villerville on the South bank and Le Havre and St. Adresse on the North bank. Le Havre fortress shown completely encircled with Vauban-type defensive walls. Locations of cannon batteries added in manuscript. Chart has been profusely annotated in manuscript apparently by a member of the military or a military engineer. Numerous pencil notations in left and right margins with bearings. Red pen used to draw lines radiating from cannon batteries to delineate the expected range and line of fire. Numerous soundings. Circular stamp of Depot General de la Marine.No. 892. Price 2 francs.
TITLE: Plan de l'embouchure de la Seine (environs du Harve) Leve en 1834 par les Ingenieurs Hydrographes de la Marine sous les ordres de M. Beautemps-Beaupre…
BODY OF WATER: Seine River
CONDITION: Very good
Single horizontal fold, slightly browned. A few small light stains. On heavy wove paper. Right and left side marginal inscriptions in pencil. Manuscript red lines denoting fields of fire.
COLORING: None except manuscript red lines.
ENGRAVER: C.E. Collin
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