Meyer, C.

1828

Gibraltar (Manuscript plan)

Gibraltar (Manuscript plan)

DESCRIPTION: 

Unique manuscript military/engineering architectural plan of the Landport (northern) defences of the fortress at Gibraltar from the Innundation, past the Devil's Tongue battery, and the old mole. Two cross sections, one through the north wall (with measurements) and one through the west wall. A high degree of detail shown about the bastions and cannon emplacements.

Several dozen measurements in miniscule red script. Contains a small sketch of what appears to be a cave entrance. With watermark "Whatman 1828". Signed "Egina der 7 September 1828 C. Meyer".

CREATOR: 

Meyer, C.

PUBLICATION DATE: 

1828

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: 

United Kingdom

BODY OF WATER: 

Bay of Gibraltar

CONDITION: 

Good  Very nice and clean on creamy paper. No stains of foxing. Small 1 inch repaired tear at top. 3/16" border all around.

COLORING: 

Red ink for measurements. Water shown in light blue wash.

ENGRAVER: 

Meyer

SIZE: 

14 " x 17 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 

8

PRICE: 

$610

Next shipping date: 10/2/2018.   

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