Mobile menu

Views of naval engagements and maps of battles

William Faden (1749-1836)

Flushing, 1809

PLAN of the ENVIRONS / of / FLUSHING, / FROM / MIDDLEBURGH CANAL TO THE PLATTENDYKE / Shewing the BOUNDARY of the FRENCH TERRITORY / determined by the TREATY of FONTAINBLEAU / ALSO / The position of the Detachment from the... published 1 Mar 1810

Etching and engraving; printed on paper; hand coloured | Scale: 1:11,700 approx. | RCIN 735151

Your share link is...

  Close

A map of the siege of Flushing, 28 July-15 August, 1809. Napoleonic Wars (1803-15). Oriented with north-east to top (cardinal points).

  • William Faden (1749-1836) (publisher) [bottom left, below border:] Published by W. FADEN, Geographer to HIS MAJESTY, & HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES, / Charing Cross, March 1.st 1810.

    Henry Cooper (active 1804-19) (engraver) [bottom right, below edge of border:] COOPER SCULP.

  • Watermark: SMITH [date cropped:] 18[?]

    Condition: one fold line; brown staining. Verso: brown discolouration; surface dirt

  • Scale: 1:11,700 approx. Scale bar: Scale of Yards [78 mm =] 1000.

    54.2 x 79.7 cm (neatline)

    55.4 x 80.9 cm (image)

    58.7 x 83.9 cm (platemark)

    59.6 x 84.8 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    PLAN of the ENVIRONS / of / FLUSHING, / FROM / MIDDLEBURGH CANAL TO THE PLATTENDYKE / Shewing the BOUNDARY of the FRENCH TERRITORY / determined by the TREATY of FONTAINBLEAU / ALSO / The position of the Detachment from the / BRITISH ARMY / Commanded by / LIEU.T GENERAL THE EARL OF CHATHAM K.G. / EMPLOYED IN THE / SIEGE OF FLUSHING / under the immediate command of / LIEUT.T GENERAL SIR EYRE COOTE, K.B. / with the Besiegers approaches & Batteries / from authentic Surveys. [bottom left]

    Inset:

    [bottom right:] PLAN / of the TOWN and FORTIFICATIONS of / FLUSHING, / as they existed when the Place was surrendered to the British Army. / 15.th August 1809. [followed by a key, 1-20, to bastions, gates, ravelins, lunettes, sluices, powder magazines, etc.] Scale: 1:4,354 approx. Scale bar: Scale of Yards [105 mm =] 500. Size: 23.6 x 51.4 cm (neatline).

    Additional text:

    [bottom left, right of title, a key, A-I, K-V, to the batteries:] References to the general Plan.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Flushing 3-15 Aug. 1809.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Flushing Plan of the Environs of Flushing from Middleburgh Canal to the Plattendyke, with the position of the Detachment from the British Army commanded by Lieut. General the Earl of Chatham, employed in the Siege of Flushing, under the immediate command of Lieut. General Sir Eyre Coote; and the besiegers approaches and batteries in August 1809: also a Plan of the Town and Fortifications of Flushing as they existed when the place was surrendered to the British on the 15.th of Aug.t 1809: published by Faden, 1810.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands (51°26'33"N 03°34'25"E)

Page revisions