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Maps and prints of naval engagements collected by George III

Carl Jäck (active 1788-1821)

River Rhine, 1793-4, France and Germany 1796-97

Engraving and etching; printed on paper; hand coloured | Scale: 1:167,500 approx. | RCIN 735010.a

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A two-sheet map of part of the Rhine between Mainz and Strasbourg showing the positions of the different armies in 1793. French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802): War of the First Coalition (1792-8). Oriented with south-east to top (cardinal points).

The second map is at RCIN 735010.b. The third sheet which is referred to in the George III catalogue entry is a small-scale map of the campaigns on the Saar and Erbach Rivers (see RCIN 735010.c).

  • Carl Jäck (active 1788-1821) (engraver) [bottom left:] gestochen von Carl Jäck in Berlin 1797.

  • Watermark: Cropped: C [&] B IM-HOF; countermark, cropped: [j]

    Condition: one fold line; 13.2 cm tear to bottom left edge. Verso: offsetting from same image; some brown spots

  • Scale: 1:167,500 approx. Scale bar: Maasstab von 2 Stunden, oder einer Teutsche Meile [45 mm =].

    56.7 x 43.3 cm (neatline)

    58.2 x 44.7 cm (image)

    [cropped] x 47.2 cm (platemark)

    61.3 x 50.0 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    None

    Additional text:

    [top centre, between neatline and platemark, beside a rectangular symbol representing a regiment, or body of troops:] Stellungen der Armeé des Generalfeldmarchall von Möllendorff im Jahr 1794.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Rhine 1793-1794.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Rhine Karte und Ubersicht der ganzen Operation am Obern Rhinstrohm im Jahr 1793 und 1794 nebst allen Stellungen der Koniglichen Preussischen auch Kayserlichen Konigliche Truppen und Batallien unter fuhrung und befehl Seiner Koniglichen Majestat von Preussen, hernachmals aber unter befehl Seiner Hochfurstlichen Durchlaucht des regierenden Herzog von Braunschweig und Kayserliche Konigliche General Lieutenant Graffen von Wurmser: gestochen von Carl Jack, 1796-97. 3 blattern.

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

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