Sections referring to a Plan of the Russian Lines in front of Sevastopol.Dock Yard Creek; Redan; Crenelled Wall, Battery & Redoubt.
Lithograph. 980 x 640mm, 38½ x 25¼". Paper toned, tear through title.
Cross-sections of the Russian defences of Redan showing what any attacking troops had to cross before reaching the defenders. It was these defences that the British attacked on 8th September, 1855: even after a month of bombardment they were repelled. However the French broke through at Malakoff, leading to the capture of the city.
[Ref: 10823] £60.00