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This is an original 1872 black and white in-text wood engraving of early Medieval cannon and mortar siege equipment. Many historians believe the first mortars were used during the Siege of Istanbul (or is it Constantinople?) in 1453.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Keywords specific to this image: Middle Ages, Equipment, Soldiers, Infantry, Artillery, Battle, Projectile Weapons, Ballistics, Warfare, Europe