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Title:
Blockhaus between Hernani and Tolosa : the French had built some small wooden forts on the main roads in Spain occupied by the infantry who were to escort the courriers and protect convoys
Document:
141
Author:
Bacler d'Albe, Louis Albert Ghislain
Printer:
Lithographie de G. Engelmann, Paris
Book / Album /Dossier:
Souvenirs pittoresques : tome II : Campagne d'Espagne
Date Ilustration format :
1820
Date Theme :
1810
Physical description:
1 14 x 19 cm engraving on a 26 x 36 cm page
Notes:
On the top right-hand side: T. II, Pl. 9. A blockhaus is barracks hut, cabin or wooden redoubt that is fitted out in the most convenient spot. It comes from the French military terminology that in the XIX century was imitated all over Europe.
Subjects:
Art and Architecture-Military buildings-Forts
Science and Technology-Weapons
History-Wars-Peninsular War (1808-1814)
Objects-Uniforms
Trades-Soldiers
Place names :
Andoain - Gipuzkoa
Signature:
KM : 094 BAC SOU - PAG. 9
Location:
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea
2013 Department of Culture, Youth and Sport - Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa