. “Sketch by Our Special Artist, Mr. Melton Prior (Assisted by Lieutenant Walter H. Ingram.” This illustrations has keys to the action and scene above and below the image. At upper left appears “Enemy’s Fort, to the left, 120[?] yards distant” and at right “Enemy’s Big Gun.” Below at left: “Hospital (with flag) ramparts formed of boxes.’ Middle: “Fortification defended by Naval Brigade, with guns.” Right: “18th (Royal Irish) Regiment defending earthwork, in front.” Source: 86 (28 February 1885): 191. [Click on images to enlarge them.]
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