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Printed and manuscript maps, prints and views of 22 seventeenth-century wars

Anonymous

Brussels, 1697

PLAN DE LARMEE DE SA MAIESTE BRITANIQUE 1697 or later

Pen and ink, watercolour, some gilt, on paper; laid down on coarse linen | Scale: not stated. 1:23,500 approx. | RCIN 724091

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A map of the Allied encampment and field fortifications around the Dieleghem forest area north-west of Brussels, to Schaarbeek to the north-east in June 1697. Nine Years War (1688-97). Oriented with north-west to top (cardinal points).

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: None visible

    Mark, stamped: 56

    Condition: brown discolouration; several wormholes. Verso: top left, heavily waterstained from removal of Cumberland's cipher label; heavy brown staining

  • Scale: not stated. 1:23,500 approx.

    26.0 x 42.5 cm (neatline)

    26.4 x 43.0 cm (image)

    27.4 x 43.4 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    PLAN DE LARMEE DE SA MAIESTE BRITANIQUE [top right, in gold lettering on an azure banner, within a rectangular panel decorated with a border of leaf motifs]

    Additional text:

    [top right, below title, in title panel, a key to the brigades and names of the regiments encamped to the north-west of Brussels.]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Encampment near Brussels 1697.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top left, black pencil:] 22. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil:] 56; [top right, ink, obscured by linen backing:] B. [and, black pencil:] 22 [top right, obscured by white paper:] Brussels Lines; [centre, red pencil:] 59.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Encampment Plan dessiné du Campement de l’Armée des Alliés pres de Bruxelles en 1697. [The same entry appears under the heading Brussels.]

  • 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)

    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)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brussels, Brussels Capital Region, Belgium (50°51'01"N 04°20'55"E)

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