Reference: Photo 24/(219)..From the Girdwood Collection held by the British Library..This image is part of the Europeana Collections 1914-1918 ( http://www.europeana1914-1918.eu/en ) ..Date: 2 Aug 1915..See als... more
Print shows a dragon-shaped, mobile fortress equipped cannons and capable of carrying troops, with a ladder device mounted on the front used for scaling walls or as a bridge during siege warfare.
A two-page spread from In laudem Serenissimi Ferdinandi, Hispania[rum] Regis, Bethicae & regni Granatae obsidio victoria & triu[m]phus. Et De insulis in Mari Indico nuper inuentis. [Basel] : I[ohann] B[ergmann,... more
Print shows a telescoping tower raised from beneath by a screw mechanism manipulated by two men, used during siege warfare to gain an advantage of height by those perpetrating the siege.