Alexander Moncrieff, Photographs, Disappearing Gun Mount

Object Title

Alexander Moncrieff, Photographs, Disappearing Gun Mount

Alexander Moncrieff, Photographs, Disappearing Gun Mount

Date

about 1850

Reference

MON 1/2

Level

Item

Scope and Content

The photographs show the Moncrieff system of mounting artillery, also known as 'the disappearing system'. They are annotated in the hand of Moncrieff and show the system probably under trail at Shoeburyness, Essex, and have the 'lozenge' stamp of the War Departments photographic establishment is at top centre of the mount.

Extent

3 photographs

Access Conditions

Open access