Manuscript/Mixed Material [Sketchbook on military art, including geometry, fortifications, artillery, mechanics, and pyrotechnics].

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Title

  • [Sketchbook on military art, including geometry, fortifications, artillery, mechanics, and pyrotechnics].

Names

  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Italy? 17th cent.]

Headings

  • -  Military topography
  • -  Military engineering
  • -  Italy

Notes

  • -  Manuscript on paper. Leaves 4-81 so numbered.
  • -  Title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Mainly pen and ink diagrsams and drawings, some painted with water colors.
  • -  The text accompanying part of the illustration is in Italian, a few pages are in Spanish.
  • -  Francesco Tensini, whose work La fortificatione was first published in 1624, is quoted on leaves 29 and [102].
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1363
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-02-09 update (1 card)

Medium

  • [275] l., illus. (part col.), 12 x 16 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Rosenwald Coll. ms. no. 27

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 50032645

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Sketchbook on Military Art, Including Geometry, Fortifications, Artillery, Mechanics, and Pyrotechnics. [Italy? 17th cent, 1600] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/50032645/.

APA citation style:

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1600) Sketchbook on Military Art, Including Geometry, Fortifications, Artillery, Mechanics, and Pyrotechnics. [Italy? 17th cent] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/50032645/.

MLA citation style:

Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Sketchbook on Military Art, Including Geometry, Fortifications, Artillery, Mechanics, and Pyrotechnics. [Italy? 17th cent, 1600] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/50032645/>.