List of cannon and mortars

Object Title

List of cannon and mortars

List of cannon and mortars

Date

ca 1855

Reference

RA COLL INV 1/178 D

Level

File

Scope and Content

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.

Another incomplete version of the same list. Numbered 1-51, but with many corrections, apparently in an attempt to number in chronological order. Some notes as to the methods by which different guns had been acquired, eg. 'Obtained by purchase'

Extent

1 document

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

8 leaves of white lined paper, dated in the watermark 1837

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Archivist's Note

The description is compiled from the item iself. Philip Abbott

Contents

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