G.R. Ponsonby, Drawings

Object Title

G.R. Ponsonby, Drawings

G.R. Ponsonby, Drawings

Date

1866-67

Reference

PON 1

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

Bound collection of hand-drawn plates of fortification systems by G.R. Ponsonby as a cadet at the Royal Military Academy School at Greenwich:

Plate 1 'Field Profiles', 3rd November 1866,
Plate 2 'Field Trace', 8th February 1867,
Plate 3 'Field Traces', 21st February 1867,

Plate 1 'Permanent Fortification', 29th March 1867,
Plate 2 'Permanent Fortification', 29th March 1867,
Plate 3 'Permanent Profiles', 12th April 1867,
Plate 4 'Permanent Profiles', 26th April 1867,
Plate 5 'Permanent Trace', 10 May 1867,
Plate 6 'Vauban's 1st System', 17th May 1867,
Plate 7 'Vauban's 3rd System', 24th May 1867,
Plate 8 'Cormontaigne's System, 24th May 1867,
Plate 9 'Elevated Battery', 15th October 1867,
Plate 10 'Sunken Battery in Parallel', 26th October 1867.

Extent

10 drawings

Access Conditions

Open access

Administrative / Biographical History

Royal Military Academy located at Greenwich

Associations

Creator(s) G R. Ponsonby