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UIG533212
Title
Normal method of applying a petard (explosive device) to the gate of a fortress. The fuse has just been lit and the Fusilier is retreating quickly in order not to be 'hoist with his own petard'. Stipple engraving c1800.
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Universal History Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
fuse / fortress / order / device / explosive / retreating / military / hoist / quickly / stipple / own / just / method / gate / not / gunpowder / engineering / war / lit / engraving / applying / fusilier / c1800 / normal / petard
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