Full title: [Busaco region: six manuscript maps] [cartographic material] / [drawn by T.L. Mitchell]
Author/creator: Wyld, James. 1812-1887. Maps and plans showing the principal movements, battles & sieges, in which the British army was engaged during the war from 1808 to 1814, in the Spanish Peninsula and of the south of France, Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855.
Call Numbers: SAFE/Pc1/no. 8d-i
Record Identifier: 74VvKNe6DReX
Formats: Manuscript Maps
Contents: , 6 ms. maps : b&w, col. ; on sheet, 56.5 x 40 cm., 54.3 x 37 cm., 36.5 x 62 cm., 30.5 x 45 cm., 50 x 46.5 cm., 45 x 35.5 cm., 1. (d.) [Busaco to Serra de Carasula], two sheets of thick paper joined as one. 56.5 x 40 cm. -- 2. (e.) Field sketch of the rivers Monego, Criz, and Dao, between the Busaco Ridge and Sta. Comba Dao; [drawn] 7ber 1816, [by] Tho. Mitchell, Lt., Rifle Brigade. Scale given. Two sheets watermarked 1808 joined as one. 54.3 x 37 cm. -- 3. (f.) [Agueda to Mealbada, and eastwards] Inscribed No. 1. Three sheets watermarked 1814 joined as one. Oriented about 45° eastward of the printed map. -- 4. (g.) [Serra de Busaco to Serra Dianteira]. Inscribed No. 2 Small extension pieces pasted all along left edge. Oriented about 25° westward of the printed map. 36.5 x 62 cm. -- 5. (h.) [River Mondago, from Caneiro through Coimbra to Perreira]. Inscribed No. 3. Four sheets, some watermarked 1808, joined as one. 50 x 46.5 cm. -- 6. (i.) [Busaco to Angaa]. Four thick sheets, joined as one. 45 x 35.5 cm.
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Finished maps published by James Wyld in his atlas: "Maps and plans: showing the principal movements, battles & sieges, in which the British army was engaged during the war from 1808 to 1814, in the Spanish Peninsula and of the south of France".
Ink and wash. Colours. From these manuscripts were drawn Mitchell's printed map, Movements of the two armies after the repulse of Marshall Massena's attack upon the position of Busaco.
Additional physical form availability note:
Online images available via the State Library of NSW at: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/album/albumView.aspx?itemID=919028&acmsid=0 ; Digital order number a438.
MMS ID: 991007880499702626