Sections referring to a Plan of the Russian Lines in front of Sevastopol.Malakhoff; Flag-Staff or Bastion du Mat.
Lithograph. 980 x 640mm, 38½ x 25¼". Paper toned, a few tears.
Cross-sections of the Russian defences of Malakoff and the Bastion du Mat, showing what any attacking troops had to cross before reaching the defenders. It was these defences that the French attacked on 8th September, 1855 after a month of bombardment; they were repelled at the Bastion du Mat, but broke through at Malakoff, leading to the capture of the city.
[Ref: 10820] £60.00