TURKISH BOMBARD- HELP!
Does anyone have a decent photograph of the writing on the muzzle?
I have repeatedly hunted through every picture which I can find on the net, but they are either taken at an angle, or too poor quality to be useable.
Does anyone have a photograph which I could beg buy or borrow?
I also need a photo of the touch hole.
I have contacted the Fort Nelson Armoury Museum, but not too surprisingly there was no response.
Is there someone in the Portsmouth UK area who could pop in and take some pics for me?
POSTSCRIPT: October 5. I have had 2 excellent and positive responses to my appeal.
First, reader Richard sent me a connection to a Turkish Dr/Professor, who has made a 1:25 model of the bombard using 3D printing. (at least that is how I think he has done it. My Turkish is non existent). I am following this lead.
Secondly I have had a response from Fort Nelson Armoury, with a good photo of the barrel mouth, and a high res photo on the way, after payment of a significant, but not unreasonable fee. Isn’t the Internet wonderful!!