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Order of battle of the Dutch army at Oosterhout, 1732

ORDRE / VAN BATAILLE / VAN / het Campement / bÿ Oosterhout. / 1732 1732 or later

Etching and engraving; printed on paper; hand-coloured; manuscript annotations | 19.4 x 31.0 cm (image and neatline) | RCIN 727040

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An order of battle of the Dutch army, commanded by Grave van Hompesch, Generaal en Chef and Prince van Holstein, Generaal van d’Infanterie, at Oosterhout on 6 September 1732.

The General Officers of the First Line are Lieutenant-Generals Graaf Maurits van Nassau, I.B.B: v: Rechteren; Major-Generals Savornin, Caris; Brigadiers Baron v: Wassenaer, Haikett, Eck van Pantaleon, Coenders.

The General Officers of the Second Line are Lieutenant-General B: v: Keppel; Major-Generals Graaf van Bentheim, Cronstrom, F:R: B: v: Rechteren; Brigadiers B: v: Lynden van de Park, Verschuur, B: v: Haarsolte van Yerst and B: v: Lynden.

Regiments are named.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: IV

    Mark, stamped: 237

    Condition: one crease mark. Verso: slight offsetting, perhaps from another copy of the same image

  • 19.4 x 31.0 cm (image and neatline)

    19.7 x 31.6 cm (platemark)

    25.7 x 39.1 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    ORDRE / VAN BATAILLE / VAN / het Campement / bÿ Oosterhout. / 1732 [bottom right, in rectangular panel]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle at Oosterhout 6 Sept.r 1732.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [bottom left, within neatline, the addition of the positions of the cannons]; [bottom right, to each side of the year ‘1732’ is added in ink:] ‘den 6. [1732] Septenb’. (Verso) none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre van Bataille van het Campement by Oosterhout den 6 Sept.r 1732. [The same entry appears under the heading Oosterhout.]

  • Probably from the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), third son of George II; subsequently acquired by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Oosterhout, North Brabant, Netherlands (51°38ʹ42ʺN 04°51ʹ35ʺE)

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