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Title:
Plan of the fortress of St. Sebastian : showing the attack carried on by the British and Portuguese in 1813 and country around connected with the operations : siege commenced July 11th., town carried by assault 31st. Aug.st. and castle surrendered 9th. sept.r.
Document number:
51
Author:
Wyld, James
Book/ Album / Dossier:
Maps & Plans, showing the principal movements, battles & sieges, in witch the British Army was engaged during the war from 1808 to 1814 in the Spanish Peninsula and the south of France
Format date:
1840
Topic date:
1813
Physical description:
1 33 x 50 cm plan on a 83 x 62 cm page
Notes:
Scale in yards. Caption. Two elevations. Reduced from a plan in the ordenance office. Cover title: Movements of the British Army during the war, from 1808 to 1814. General Mendizabal had laid siege to the city since the 26th of June. During July they tried to take it although they would not do so until the 31st of August commanded by the Duke of Wellington.
Subjects:
Cartography-Plans
History-Wars-Peninsular War (1808-1814)
Urban landscape-Towns
Place names:
Donostia-S.Sebastian - Gipuzkoa
Signature:
ZM: M. 48
Location:
Museo Zumalakarregi Museoa
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