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Maps and prints of naval engagements collected by George III

G. Haas (active 1796)

Bavaria, 1796

RETRAITE DE BAVIÈRE EN FRANCE, / Faite par l'Armée française de Rhin et Moselle, sous les ordres du Général Moreau, / Depuis le 10 Septembre jusqu'au 26 Octobre 1796 1796 or later

Woodcut and letterpress; printed on paper; hand coloured | Scale: 1:855,000 approx. | RCIN 735044

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A map of Bavaria showing the retreat of the French army, commanded by General Jean Victor Marie Moreau (1763-1813) between 10 September and 26 October 1796. French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802): War of the First Coalition (1792-8). Oriented with north to top.

  • G. Haas (active 1796) (printer) [bottom right, inside neatline:] Composé avec des caractères mobiles, par G. HAAS, à BASLE, / Membre de l'Académie des Arts Mécaniques de Berlin.

  • Watermark: Horn in crowned shield suspending a cross and the letters I H D above three circles; countermark: a cross with the letters I H D above three circles

    Condition: no fold lines; thin paper with slight browning

  • Scale: 1:855,000 approx. Scale bar: 10 Lieues de France [152 mm =].

    33.1 x 47.7 cm (neatline)

    34.2 x 48.8 cm (image)

    38.8 x 50.5 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    RETRAITE DE BAVIÈRE EN FRANCE, / Faite par l'Armée française de Rhin et Moselle, sous les ordres du Général Moreau, / Depuis le 10 Septembre jusqu'au 26 Octobre 1796. [top centre, in rectangular panel]

    Additional text:

    [top centre, below title in title panel, hand-coloured keys to the positions of the left, centre and right wings and other Corps, together with the names of their commanders, of the French army, commanded by General Moreau, and the Austrian army commanded by Archduke Charles.] [Bottom right, in a rectangular panel, remarks, together with two symbols, on the battle positions of the two armies:] OBSERVATION.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Bavaria 10 Sep – 26 Oct. 1796.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top left, black pencil, eighteenth-/early nineteenth-century hand:] V3p 221 –1 – V4p159 [and black pencil, erased and illegible, some numbers?]. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Bavaria Retraite de Baviere en France faite par l'Armée Française du Rhin et Moselle, sous les ordres du General Moreau, depuis le 10 Sept.re jusq’au 26 Oct.re 1796: par G. Haas. engraved on wood. (V.3, p.221_1 and V.4, p.159).

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

  • Subject(s)

    Bavaria, Germany

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