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Capel Bettws (OSD 308)  wikidata:Q106156156 reasonator:Q106156156
Dawson, Robert - Draughtsman
Capel Bettws (OSD 308)
Ordnance Survey Drawings: Capel Bettws (OSD 308)
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English: Robert Dawson is author of this drawing, which shows west Wales from Carmarthenshire to Cardigan Bay. One of the best surveyors and draughtsmen, Dawson was employed on the Ordnance Survey for over forty years, also working as an instructor. Below the formal title of the plan, in the top left margin, is an area calculation in black ink. Brushwork interlinging ('hachuring') and colour washes depicting relief are combined with numerical annotations ('spot heights') describing the height of the land. Those altitudes noted in red ink are trigonometrically ascertained; those in black are estimated..

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Date 1819
date QS:P571,+1819-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions height: 310 mm (12.20 in); width: 450 mm (17.71 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,310U174789
dimensions QS:P2049,450U174789
institution QS:P195,Q23308
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Maps OSD 308
Credit line British Library

Scale 2 inches : 1 mile (1:31680).

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