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Tabulation of army, 1749, Poland and Saxony

Etat / Von der Königl: Pohlnisch= und Chur Fürstlich= Sacchßischen gesamten Armée. Anno 1749 1749 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | 49.7 x 69.8 cm (image) | RCIN 731047.a

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A tabulation of the strength of the Polish and Saxon Army in 1749.

Shows, in tabulated form, the strength of the Polish and Saxon armies, the numbers of men and horses, the numbers in each rank, the numbers of the various types of companies, and the names of the commanding officers and their regiments. The colours of the jackets ('Roecke', i.e. Rock), vests ('camisols'), and linings ('doublure') are shown against each regiment.

See also RCIN 731047.b for a summary of this tabulation of strength.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Fleur-de-lys in crowned shield suspending a ‘4’ and the letters L V G

    Mark, stamped: 764

    Condition: one fold line; 2.6 cm tear to centre of left edge.Verso: migration of ink from recto; surface dirt along right edge

  • 49.7 x 69.8 cm (image)

    50.8 x 71.3 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Etat / Von der Königl: Pohlnisch= und Chur Fürstlich= Sacchßischen gesamten Armée. Anno 1749. [top]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: State of the King of Poland's Army in 1749.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom, right of centre, black pencil, erased:] State of the King of Poland’s Army in 1749 [and] 1749; [bottom, right of centre, along edge, black pencil, trimmed:] XIV/[?].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Army Etat von der Konigl. Pohlnisch und Chur- Furstlich Saechßischen gesamten Armée 1749. Extract wie die Koenigl. Pohln. Und Chur Furstl. Sachsische gesamte Armée 1749 bestehet. MS.

  • 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)

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