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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.

Map of Ratzeburg, 1693 (Ratzeburg, Schleswig Holstein, Germany) 53?42'00"N 10?46'01"E

From Italy, to Java, Brazil, France and Germany

An order of battle of the Hanoverian army, commanded by Baron Bülow in 1729 at Hanover.
The site of this review was on the heathlands to the east of Hanover, in the area of the Eilenriede forests, in the vicinity of the Pferdeturm, a medieval tower.

Army manoeuvres in Hanover and Saxony

View of encampment at Newport, Isle of Wight, 1740 (Newport, Isle of Wight, UK) 50?42'05"N 01?17'28"W

Saxony, the UK and France

Map of England, South East, 1755

Encampments in England, Dublin and the Netherlands

Item: Map of encampment near Hameln, 1783 (Hameln, Lower Saxony, Germany) 52?06'14"N 09?21'22"E

Encampments in Hanover and Germany