The Resource Design for a movable iron-clad battery, (architectural drawing)

Design for a movable iron-clad battery, (architectural drawing)

Label
Design for a movable iron-clad battery, n.d.
Title
Design for a movable iron-clad battery
Inclusive dates
n.d.
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Drawing is unsigned
  • This unsigned accession is apparently a Civil War-era invention of a cannon battery with iron armor which was designed to advance across land on rails to attack the walls of Fort Monroe, Virginia. Extensive pencil notations in the margin explain the design
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Design for a movable iron-clad battery, (architectural drawing)
Note
Located in the LVA General Architectural Files Collection, Folder 22
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
58 x 46 cm.
Extent
1 sheet
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
Other physical details
Pencil on paper
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000497761
Representative fraction of scale
Scale: 1/4 in. equals 1 ft.
Terms governing use
All requests for reproduction of architectural drawings must be made through the Library of Virginia Photo Services Department.

Library Locations

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