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Title:
Siege of Bilbao: the Choritoque battery
Document number:
1766
Author:
Urgelles, L.
Printer:
Imprenta de Fidel Giro, Barcelona
Book/ Album / Dossier:
Estandarte Real, el : revista político-militar ilustrada
Format date:
1890
Topic date:
1874
Physical description:
1 13 x 15 cm engraving on a 31 x 21 cm page
Notes:
December 1890 edition. Autographed. "Battery buried en barbette, for a 16-cm piece with a frame that rotated on a masonry floor.[...] The outside was formed by a retaining wall, reinforced by 4 masonry forts. Two tenons on the right and left covered the gun crew; another two...completely closed off the battery..."
Subjects:
Art and Architecture-Military buildings-Forts
Science and Technology-Weapons
History-Wars-2nd Carlist War (1872-1876)
Trades-Soldiers
Urban landscape-Towns
Place names:
Bilbao - Bizkaia
Signature:
ZM : J,4 (Año 2-Num. 21, Pág. 325)
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa