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P[?] von [D?] (active 1772)

Review at Münden, 1772

Plan / In von mit Iren 1ten Battaillion … Regiments / von Scheither in Ihr Revue vom 13ten Maÿ 1772 / [gemachten] Manouevres 1772

Pen, ink and watercolour on paper | Scale: not stated. 1:6,000 approx. | RCIN 734004

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A map of the manoeuvres of Scheither's Regiment at a review at Münden on 13 May 1772. Oriented with east to top. 

Two flaps showing different positions of the regiment during the manoeuvres are pasted to the base map. Scheither's was a Hanoverian infantry regiment (formed 1665) which saw action as part of the first line of the right wing under Lieut.-General Zastrow at the Battle of Hastenbeck (1757). The regiment was also present at the Battles of Krefeld and Minden [see Niemeyer and Ortenburg, 1976].

  • P[?] von [D?] (active 1772) (draughtsman) [bottom right, inside neatline:] P v D. Münden den 13th Maÿ 1772.

  • Watermark: C & I HONIG

    Mark, stamped: 969

    Condition: no fold lines; creased; heavy surface dirt on both sides. Verso: ink splatters

  • Scale: not stated. 1:6,000 approx.

    23.4 x 32.4 cm (neatline)

    23.7 x 42.3 cm (image)

    25.7 x 42.2 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Plan / In von mit Iren 1ten Battaillion … Regiments / von Scheither in Ihr Revue vom 13ten Maÿ 1772 / [gemachten] Manouevres. [top right, in rectangular cartouche, at head of other text]

    Additional text:

    [right, down right side of map, a key, a-i, k-z, to the different manoeuvres of the battalion.]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Review at Munden 13 May 1772.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom right, red ink:] MR. 1814 [the ‘R’ is written like a lower case ‘r’ but the same size as the ‘M’].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Munden A drawn Plan of the Manoeuvres of the first Batallion of Scheither’s Regiment at the Review at Munden on the 13.th of May 1772: by P. v. D.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Hannoversch Münden, Lower Saxony, Germany (51°24'54"N 09°39'01"E)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    J. Niemeyer and G. Ortenburg, Die Chur-braunschweig-lüneburgische Armee im Sieben-jaehr Kriege, Beckum 1976

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