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George III’s maps and views showing the war from North America to India

Johann Georg Croupp (active 1780-87)

Lüneburg, 1780

PLAN / der / Disposition / auf den / Dalenburger und Giffkendorffer / Wege ohnweit Lüneburg 1780

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | Scale: not stated. 1:12,000 approx. | RCIN 734058.2.b

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A map showing the exercises by Hanoverian cavalry, grenadiers, and infantry. Oriented with east to top. This map is accompanied by another map and three pieces of explanatory text: RCINs 734058-2.a, c-e.

  • Johann Georg Croupp (active 1780-87) (draughtsman) [bottom left, below title in cartouche:] J.G. Croupp.

  • Watermark: D & C BLAUW

    Mark, stamped: 1002

    Condition: one fold line; brown stains

  • Scale: not stated. 1:12,000 approx.

    29.5 x 23.5 cm (neatline)

    29.9 x 23.9 cm (image)

    34.8 x 25.5 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    PLAN / der / Disposition / auf den / Dalenburger und Giffkendorffer / Wege ohnweit Lüneburg. [bottom left, in rococo cartouche]

    Additional text:

    [top left, in plain rectangular cartouche:] Nr 3. Explication / Der Buchstaben zu den auf diesen Plan befindlichen Manoeuver [followed by a key, A-I, to the positions of the troops on manoeuvres].

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Encampment near Luneburg, 1780.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Luneburg Plan der ohnweit Luneburg campirenden Cavallerie und Infanterie, - Plan der Disposition auf den Dalenburger und Giffkendorffer Wege ohnweit Luneburg. drawn. (with MS. Explanations, 29 April 1780). [The same entry appears under the heading Encampment.]

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

  • Subject(s)

    Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany 53°15'03"N 10°24'50"E

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