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Title:
Whitworth cannon
Document:
1797
Author:
Vehil, J.
Printer:
Imprenta de Fidel Giro, Barcelona
Book / Album / Dossier:
Estandarte Real, el : revista poltico-militar ilustrada
Date Ilustration format :
1891
Date Theme:
1891
Physical description:
1 21 x 16 cm engraving on a 31 x 21 cm page
Notes:
July 1891 edition. Autographed. "Many of the pieces that made up the Carlist artillery in the North used the English Whitworth system [...], before they knew about the improvements and advances provided by the Krupp & Plasencia systems. [...] The shape of the missiles launched with this cannon vary depending on the effects that you wish to produce". Legend on page 111.
Subjects:
Science and Technology-Weapons
History-Wars-2nd Carlist War (1872-1876)
Trades-Soldiers
Catalogue number:
ZM : J,4 (Ao 3-Num. 28, Pg. 105)
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
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