Maps WW1, Belgium and France; Ordinance; 1916-1918; 2010_81_1-12

Name/Title

Maps WW1, Belgium and France

About this object

A collection of 12 topographical maps, some with detailed notations on troop movements, Red Cross areas, trenches and other military information produced by ordinance survey. 1. France, Forest of Mormal. Sheet 51SW. 2. Belgium and France Sheet 52. 3. Belgium and France Sheet 36. 4. France Sheet 51SE. 5. France Sheet 57NW. 6. France Sheet 57 NE. 7. France Sheet 57SE. 8. France Lens 11. 9. Liege. 10. Belgium Valenciennes 12. 11. France 57. 12. Belgium and France Sheet 27. Maps have a canvas back. These WW1 campaign maps were brought back to New Zealand by donor's grandfather Allan Robertshaw who served in France as a major for the N.Z.E.F during WW1.

Maker

Ordinance

Maker Role

cartographers

Date Made

1916-1918

Place Made

United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

canvas

Measurements

1. 84.7cm length x 57.9cm width, 2. 85cm length x 58.5cm width, 3. 89.5cm length x 68.5cm width, 4. 84cm length x 56.5cm width, 5. 84cm length x 58cm width, 6. 88.5cm length x 65cm width, 7. 82.5cm length x 56.7cm width, 8. 85.5cm length x 65cm width, 9. 70.5cm length x 85.5cm width, 10. 85.5cm length x 71.3cm width, 11. 84.8cm length x 56.7cm width, 12. 89.2cm length x 66cm width

Subject and Association Description

WW1 topographical maps

Credit Line

Paul Campbell

Object Type

maps

Object number

2010_81_1-12

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Liege
maps
troop movements
Valenciennes

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