Monochrome postcard entitled 'RMA. 18ft light gyns.'

Object Title

Monochrome postcard entitled 'RMA. 18ft light gyns.'

Monochrome postcard entitled 'RMA. 18ft light gyns.'

Date

late 19th-20th century

Reference

ART 6/2

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Photographed by Gale & Polden as part of the Wellington series. Shows two eight-men teams slinging 32pr Blomefield pattern cast-iron smooth bore guns at Fort Cumberland adjacent to the west or land curtain. The building on the right is the old barrack block from the first fort constructed in 1747.

Extent

1 postcard

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  ART 6/2 - Monochrome postcard entitled 'RMA. 18ft light gyns.'