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Alresford 19

Alresford 19

Draughtsman: unattributed

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1808

Shelfmark: OSD 80

Item number: 19

Length: 60

Width: 30

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 2" : 1 Mile (1 : 31680)

Relief is indicated on this plan by shading and interlining ('hachuring'). The concern with depicting relief accurately reflects the military emphasis of these drawings: knowledge of the lie of the land could greatly help the efficient movement of regiments. The right-hand side of the drawing is unfinished, featuring main roads only.

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