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Maps and prints of naval engagements collected by George III

Johann Gerhard Huck (1759-1811)

Menen, 1794

Ausfall und Selbstbefreiung der Garrison / von MENIN. // The Sally of the Garrison of / MENIN published 1799

Stipple with engraved text; printed on paper | 25.1 x 38.6 cm (image) | RCIN 735023.2.b

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A key to the view of the escape on 30 April 1794 of the Hanoverian troops of the Menen garrison while under siege by the French (RCIN 735023.2.a).

  • Johann Gerhard Huck (1759-1811) (artist and publisher)

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: no fold lines

  • 25.1 x 38.6 cm (image)

    26.2 x 39.3 cm (platemark)

    27.3 x 40.4 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    Ausfall und Selbstbefreiung der Garrison / von MENIN. // The Sally of the Garrison of / MENIN.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Military Menin 30 April 1794 Port Folio No 2.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil, obscured by paper backing: the old heading; bottom left, black pencil:] CMB Jan ’87 [i.e. 1987]; [top left, black pencil:] 7; [top right, black pencil:] 8; [bottom right, black pencil:] 1794-8; [centre, black pencil, obscured by paper backing:] 7.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Menin Representation of the Sally made by the Garrison of Menin in the night of the 30.th of April 1794: by I. Gerhard Huck, 1799. with a key Plate.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Menen, Flanders, Belgium (50°47'50"N 03°07'20"E)

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