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Maps, views and diagrams of military reviews and encampments




Etching; printed on paper; hand-coloured | Scale: 1:2,600 approx. | RCIN 731048.f

A diagram of part of a fortification with saps and trenches of a besieging army and showing lines of fire; this practice fortification is shown on Plan 7 (RCIN 731048.g), below the title.

One of a set of seven plans of the manoeuvres carried out by the Polish and Saxon army at Übigau in June 1753. These manoeuvres were carried out in the presence of Maria Josepha of Austria (1699-1757), wife of Augustus III of Poland (1696-1763; who was also, as Frederick Augustus II, Elector of Saxony from 1733 to 1763) and the royal family. See also RCINs 731048.a-d, f-g.

Additional text: [top right, an alphabetical key:] Erklarung der Buchstaben.

Condition: flat, no fold lines.
  • CS Berggold (active 1753) (engraver)

  • Watermark: Countermark: IV

    Condition: flat, no fold lines

  • Scale: 1:2,600 approx. Scale bar: Scale von 60. Toisen [45 mm =].

    18.9 x 31.0 cm (image)

    20.3 x 32.5 cm (platemark)

    33.1 x 46.1 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title.

    Printed title:

    Nō 6. [bottom left, below edge of border]

    Additional text:

    [top right, an alphabetical key:] Erklarung der Buchstaben.



    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle An Order of Battle and six Plans of the different Exercises and Military Movements executed by the Army of the King of Poland at Ubigau near Dresden in June 1753: by Lieut. Berggold Ing.r [The same entry appears under the heading Ubigau.]

  • Subject(s)

    Übigau, Saxony, Germany (51°04'18"N 13°41'25"E)

Page revisions

  • 14 March 2024