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The record is made up of 1 sheet. It was created in 1846. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Map Collections.

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Includes ground plan and ‘PLAN OF TERRE PLEIN’ of Ras-Morbat Fort with corresponding longitudinal sections and elevations. Lettered for reference with a key in the bottom right-hand corner. Measurements reported.

Inscriptions:

On recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , bottom left-hand corner: ‘Isthmus Office July 15th 1846 Drawn by F. Welsh’.

‘Copied in the Chief Engrs. Office Bombay 26th September 1846’.

On recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , bottom center: ‘/Signed/ J. Kilner Captain Executive Engineer Aden’.

On verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. , bottom left-hand corner with bleed-through into the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. :

‘In Bombay Secret Lre. No. 113 of 1846 Recd. via Southampton 10th Novr. 1846 Aden Fortifications’.

Extent and format
1 sheet
Area map covers
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Scale
differ
Scale designator
Horizontal
Orientation
North
Degree coordinates
Top-left: 12° 47' 44.89" N, 44° 58' 15.33" E
Top-right: 12° 47' 44.89" N, 44° 59' 42.65" E
Bottom-left: 12° 46' 49.71" N, 44° 58' 15.33" E
Bottom-right: 12° 46' 49.71" N, 44° 59' 42.65" E
Physical characteristics

Materials:

Pen and ink with wash on tracing paper

Dimensions:

695 x 1022 mm

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Map

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Original held at
British Library: Map Collections
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/X/3254
Former British Library reference
M.IX.24

History of this record

Date(s)
1846 (CE, Gregorian)

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Places
Aden
People & organisations
J. Kilner

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‘[Plan] OF THE WORKS ON THE SUMMIT OF THE CONICAL HILL IN REAR OF RAS-MORBAT’, British Library: Map Collections, IOR/X/3254, in Qatar Digital Library <http://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000010772.0x000001> [accessed 25 March 2017]

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