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Battle of Culloden, 1746 c.1746 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | Scale: not stated. 1:13,000 approx. | RCIN 730030

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A map of the Battle of Culloden fought on 16 April 1746 between the King's army, commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65) and the Jacobite army, under Charles Edward Stuart (1720-88) resulting in a royal victory. Jacobite Rebellion (1745-6). Oriented with north-west to top (cardinal points).

An unfinished map, lacking any annotation or text. This appears to be based on Thomas Sandby's plan at RCIN 730028 and may have been made at a much later date.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: I H [with a cross on the horizontal stroke], I VILLEDARY below

    Mark, stamped: 510

    Condition: five fold lines; induced discolouration on verso

  • Scale: not stated. 1:13,000 approx.

    20.1 x 34.4 cm (neatline)

    20.1 x 43.4 cm (image)

    21.2 x 44.7 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title


    George III heading: Battle of Culloden 16 April 1746.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [centre, red pencil:] 22.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Culloden A drawn Plan of the Battle of Culloden, April 1746.

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

  • Subject(s)
    ​Culloden Moor (Highland Region, Scotland, UK) 57°28'00"N 04°05'00"W

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