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Title:
Siege of Bilbao: the Choritoque battery
Document:
1766
Author:
Urgelles, L.
Printer:
Imprenta de Fidel Giro, Barcelona
Book / Album /Dossier:
Estandarte Real, el : revista poltico-militar ilustrada
Date Ilustration format :
1890
Date Theme :
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 (Ao 2-Num. 21, Pg. 325)
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputacin Foral de Gipuzkoa