List of Cannons and Mortars

Object Title

List of Cannons and Mortars

List of Cannons and Mortars

Date

ca 1855

Reference

RA COLL INV 1/178 A

Level

File

Scope and Content

'A list of cannons and mortars consisting of a series shewing the progress in founding artillery at various periods. Also Sundry interesting guns captured by the Navy and Army. Deposited at the Tower for preservation in connection with the Armoury.'

Contains a list of 68 items, including some pairs of guns, with two sets of numbers, the first column labelled 'Original numbers', the second unlabelled, but in numerical order. Neither sequence of numbers corresponds with the 1859 printed inventory. Library inventory number, 409.

Extent

1 document

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

12 leaves of blue foolscap folded into a booklet, sewn into a course paper cover

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  RA COLL INV 1/178 A - List of Cannons and Mortars