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A View of the New Magazine on the Camber at Portsmouth

A View of the New Magazine on the Camber at Portsmouth

Artist: Turner, John

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1716

Shelfmark: Ktop XIV

Item number: 42- o

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Considerable improvements were carried out on Portsmouth's town defences in the first half of the 18th century. This view of the New Magazine is taken from the Point Gate at the harbour entrance and also features the Town Key and Town Wall. This drawing was copied by John Turner from a copy by William Brasier of an original drawing by C. Lempreriere of c.1716.

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