Four sheets of drawings of fortification subjects, by Isaac Landmann

Object Title

Four sheets of drawings of fortification subjects, by Isaac Landmann

Four sheets of drawings of fortification subjects, by Isaac Landmann

Date

1794

Reference

LAND 1

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

Nine drawings illustrating problems in surveying and planning of fortifications, mounted on four sheets, numbered 40, 41, 42, 43. All but two signed I.L. 1794, those two signed I. Landmann, and four with the address R.M.A., or Royl. Mily. Academy, Woolwich. One annotated in pencil, '1st Quest.', another 'Page 82 Probl. 4'.

The pencil annotation suggest that these drawings were prepared for the text books that he wrote for Landmann's students, eg 'The Principles of Fortification reduced into questions and answers, for the use of the Royal Military Academy'.

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Sheets, 8.5 x 7 inches

Access Conditions

Open access

Administrative / Biographical History

Isaac Landmann was Professor of Fortification and Artillery from November 1777 to July 1815 at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich