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Title
McCarthy Album 08, Photograph 090
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
1908
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
No Caption: c. 1908-1912. Side view of a disappearing coastal artillery gun. Retracting or disappearing guns were a form of artillery developed in the nineteenth century in which heavy artillery guns were placed on rotating carriages that allowed retraction of the weapon after firing, to enable reloading while under enemy fire.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb08-090
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/8180
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/3cf32c362c4d09717bad990320cdc25d.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Heavy Artillery
Place
Unidentified Location
Source
Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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