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[?] von Both (active 1807)

Battle of Heilsberg, 1807 1807 or later

Engraving and etching; printed on paper; hand coloured | Scale: (at RCIN 735135.b) 1:15,700 approx. | RCIN 735135.a

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Two irregularly shaped 'papillons' or flaps, each of which show different troop positions. They are engraved on the same plate (RCIN 735135.a), and were intended to be cut out and pasted to RCIN 735135.b.

  • [?] von Both (active 1807) (cartographer and publisher) [top left, below title at RCIN 735135.b:] Aufgenommen und gezeichnet / durch / den Königl. Preuss. Major / von Both / herausgegeben auf Kosten / des Verfassers.

    Johann Carl Richter (1759-1832) (engraver) [bottom right, below edge of border at RCIN 735135.b:] Gestochen von J.C. Richter

    S Schropp & Co (publisher) [bottom centre at RCIN 735135.b:] In Commission bei Simon Schropp & Comp in Berlin.

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: one fold line. Verso: induced discolouration

  • Scale: (at RCIN 735135.b) 1:15,700 approx. Scale bar: Maasstab von 3000 Schritt [152 mm =].

    44.1 x 56.1 cm (neatline)

    47.4 x 58.2 cm (image)

    50.3 x 62.8 cm (platemark)

    52.2 x 66.4 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:



    George III heading: Battle of Heilsberg 10 June 1807.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Heilsberg Plan de la Bataille de Heilsberg entre les Russes et les Francois donnée le 10 Juin 1807: par le Major de Both, en 2 feuilles, avec un Relation de la Bataille: chez Schropp et Comp.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Lidzbark Warmiński, Warmian-Masurian Voivodship, Poland (54°07'33"N 20°34'46"E)

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