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Georg August Wangenheim (1706-80)

Camp at Hameln, 1779

Rapport / Von dem im Lager bey Hameln vom 16ten bis / den 26ten Septemb. 1779. / versammelten Corps c.1779

Ink with some watercolour on six sheets of paper, folded in half and stitched together with red and blue thread; 24 pp. | 33.2 x 21.5 cm (sheet) | RCIN 734048.b

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A report of the camp at Hameln from 16 to 26 September 1779 under the command of General Wangenheim (infantry), Major-General von Müller (cavalry), and Major-General von Stockhausen (infantry).

  • Georg August Wangenheim (1706-80) (author)

  • Watermark: Fleur-de-lys; countermark: the letters GR below a crown

    Mark, stamped: 999

    Condition: brown discolouration to edges and on verso of last folio

  • 33.2 x 21.5 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Rapport / Von dem im Lager bey Hameln vom 16ten bis / den 26ten Septemb. 1779. / versammelten Corps.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Encampment at Hameln 16 - 26 Sep. 1779.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top right, red ink, eighteenth- or nineteenth-century hand:] mr 1814. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Encampment Plan des Lagers bey Hameln vom 16.ten biss den 26.ten Sept.r 1779: vom Enseigne Schroter. drawn. With a manuscript Report by General Wangenheim. [The same entry appears under the heading Hameln.]

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Hameln, Lower Saxony, Germany (52°06'14"N 09°21'22"E)

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