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Defence of Lunenburg Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: June 16, 2014
Caption: Defence of Lunenburg Marker
Additional Description: Captions (English / French): (top left) Images of cannons of historic Lunenburg. / Illustrations de cannons du Vieux-Lunenburg.; (right side, clockwise from the top right) Example of a cast-iron, smooth-bore gun. / Canon en fonte à âme lisse.; View of Lunenburg from the Southeast by Lieutenant H. Pooley, c 1820, depicting the blockhouse protecting the harbour. / Vue de Lunenburg prise du sud-est et montrant le blockhaus qui protégé le port, par du lieutenant H. Pooley, vers 1820.; Modern sketch of 1750’s blockhouse. / Représentation moderne d’un blockhaus de 1750.; Markings on 1819 gun located on golf course. / Marques figurant sur un canon de 1819 situé sur le terrain de golf.; Illustration of 18th century blockhouse. / Illustration d’un blockhaus de 18ᵉ siècle.; Markings on gun barrel showing weight in hundred weights. / Marques figurant sur un tube de canon et donnant le poids en «hundredweight» (unité équivalent à environ 100 livres).; Royal Cypher of Queen Victoria on gun at Blockhouse Hill. / Monogramme de la reine Victoria figurant sur un canon de Blockhouse Hill.; Townsite plan including fortifications and fences, 1752. / Plan de la ville y compris les ouvrages de défense et les palissades, 1752.
Submitted: October 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p290246
File Size: 3.764 Megabytes

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