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Miscellaneous

Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments

The majority of the items in this section are orders of battle, plans and diagrams of military encampments, reviews and manoeuvres. Among them are a fine set of maps made by George III’s Hanoverian engineers, Georg Josua (1722–95) and Anton Heinrich (1738–91) du Plat, and maps made by George III’s seventh son, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge (1774–1850), while he was undergoing military training in Hanover.

1557-1728

From Italy, to Java, Brazil, France and Germany

1729-32

Army manoeuvres in Hanover and Saxony

1738-53

Saxony, the UK and France

1754-82

Encampments in England, Dublin and the Netherlands

1783-97

Encampments in Hanover and Germany