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'Machines et Ustenciles de Guerre' (perhaps a later title), a set of painted drawings of military engines and implements, drawn in about 1590 in Portugal (?)

MS. Douce b. 2

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Including drawings of multiple guns, portable boats, etc. The arms and name of Portugal are on some of the drawings, and the date 1582 on some of the guns.


  • drawn in about 1590 in Portugal (?)


152 Leaves


MS. Douce b. 2

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21973

Custodial History

'I Cab. T. 1. A. 2 ' in some French library.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding: brown leather with elaborate gold stamping dated 1596, French work, worn


16 7/8 × 12 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom