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Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 9:52pm

1877: Sketch showing the approximate positions of the new works around Varna

Sketch showing the approximate positions of the new works around Varna

in course of execution Feb. 1877

Notes:
- NB The altitudes were determined by a 3-inch aneroid barometer.
- The approximate positions of the works were ascertained by means of a prismatic compass, used whenever possible without attracting attention.

Description:
- map also showing place names, contour lines, roads and a railway.
- Compass indicator.
- Lithographed at the Intelligence Branch, Quartermaster General's Department, 1877. MS notes.
- Signed: Captain G Grover, Royal Engineers, 17 March 1877.
- Lithographed at the Intelligence Branch, Qf Mf Gen-ls Department under the directions of Lt Col. R. Home, CBAQMG, 1877
- Dimensions: 32.5 x 25 cm
- Scale 1:63360 or 1 inch - 1 mile

Source: National Archives, UK