Anonymous notebook on artillery and firework material

Object Title

Anonymous notebook on artillery and firework material

Anonymous notebook on artillery and firework material

Date

about 1700

Reference

ANON 1

Level

File

Scope and Content

Consisting of titled drawings and diagrams, some folding and some with overlays to show internal and external details of devices, with commentary in a regular German hand. The last few (335-340) pages are in a different and possibly later hand.

Extent

1 notebook

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

4.2 inches x 8.3 inches (10.8 cm x 16 cm). 340 pages of unlined paper with some blanks. 3/4 separate watermarks: double towered gate, over a N, with a hunting horn suspended beneath it; crossed hammers; a mark resembling a 'merchant's mark', within an elaborate frame (only partially visible).Quarter leather binding, with ink marbled paper: damaged spine, with label [A]RTILLER[ ] MANUSCR[ ].

Reproduction Conditions

Open access