The Resource Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of powder magazine, pier, etc., (architectural drawing)

Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of powder magazine, pier, etc., (architectural drawing)

Label
Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of powder magazine, pier, etc., 1860.
Title
Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of powder magazine, pier, etc.
Inclusive dates
1860.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Drawing is signed: "Surveyed and Drawn under direction of / C. Browne Civ. Engr. by C. E. Cassell."
  • Notation in title block: "Forwarded to Governor Letcher With Report and Inventory of Public Property at Norfolk and Portsmouth, October 19, 1861 -- Wm. H. Peters, Commissioner." Peters' report is Document 40 in : Journals and papers of the Virginia State Convention of 1861, v. 3, Documents (JK3925 1861 .A25 1966)
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Charles E. Cassell (ca. 1838-1916) was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, and was a graduate of the University of Virginia. During the Civil War he served as a captain in the Confederate engineers' corps. After the war Cassell fled the country and became an Admiral in the Chilean navy. He later returned to the United States and was active as an architect in Baltimore 1871-1916.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
Original located in the LVA Map Collection (G3884.N6:2F6S5 1860 .C3).
Label
Plan of grounds at Fort Norfolk showing location of powder magazine, pier, etc., (architectural drawing)
Note
Located in the LVA General Architectural Files Collection, Folder 23
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
65 x 99 cm.
Extent
1 sheet
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
Other physical details
Inkjet copy
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000497731
Representative fraction of scale
Scale: 1 inch = 25 feet.
Terms governing use
All requests for reproduction of architectural drawings must be made through the Library of Virginia Photo Services Department.

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