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Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments

Chretien Frederic (active 1753)

Spandau, 1753

Exacter / und accurater / PLAN / der Manœuvres, / so das Königl Preussl. / Corps, währender / Zeit, dass selbiges / zwischen der Stadt / SPANDAU, und dem Dorfe / Gatow campiret, täglich vorgenommen. [1753.] 1753

Engraving; printed on paper | Scale: not stated. 1:20,700 approx. | RCIN 731050.a

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A map of the manoeuvres of the Prussian Corps at Spandau, 1-12 September 1753.

Three large flaps, attached to the left margin of the map by a paper strip, are engraved with details showing the different positions of the troops during the manoeuvres. The dates are given in the accompanying text: see RCIN 731050.b.

  • Chretien Frederic (active 1753) (publisher) [bottom right, below title, inside neatline:] Mit Königl. Freÿheit / Berlin und Potsdam / beÿ C. F. Voss.

    JD Schleuen (active 1740-74) (etcher) [bottom right, outside neatline:] J. D. Schleuen. Sculpsit.

  • Watermark: Fleur-de-lys in crowned shield; countermark: IV

    Condition: four fold lines; 4.8 cm tear to bottom of central vertical fold. Verso: surface dirt, worn and torn along central vertical fold; some induced discolouration

  • Scale: not stated. 1:20,700 approx.

    42.4 x 59.9 cm (neatline)

    42.9 x 60.2 cm (image)

    45.2 x 63.3 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    Exacter / und accurater / PLAN / der Manœuvres, / so das Königl Preussl. / Corps, währender / Zeit, dass selbiges / zwischen der Stadt / SPANDAU, und dem Dorfe / Gatow campiret, täglich vorgenommen. [1753.] [bottom right, in rococo cartouche embellished with the artefacts of war]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Spandaw 1-12 Sept.r 1753.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top, left of centre, ink, in Mason's (?) hand:] Plan, Servant à l'Explication et / Detail exact des Manœuvres faites / par un Corps Prussien, proche Spandau / 1753. / P; [bottom, left of centre, black pencil:] 175.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Spandau Plan der Manœuvres so das Konigl. Preussl. Corps wahrender Zeit das selbiges zwischen der Stadt Spandau und dem Dorfe Gatow campiret, taglich vorgenommen, 1753: bey C. F. Voss (with an Explanation. 4.to).

  • 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)

    Spandau, Berlin, Germany (52°33'03"N 13°11'57"E)

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