Plan of the attacks and positions of the Allied Armies before Sebastapol in 1854-5.Plate III (To accompany the Report on the Siege of Sebastapol.)
Engraved at the Ordnance Survey Office Southampton in 1858, under the direction of L.t Col.l Cameron, R.E.
Engraved map. 660 x 940mm, 26 x 37". Wear and spotting to edges.
A detailed military map of the focus of the Allied effort in the Crimean War, with Sevastapol and Inkermann in the north and Balaklava in the south. It shows the outline of the town and its harbour, the position of the French military camps encircling the town to the south, the British headquarters further south of the city and the British camp, as well as a couple of Sardinian camps. It also marks the site of the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava on Oct. 25, 1854: the use of hachures for relief emphasises the bottleneck into which they rode.
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