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George Louis le Rouge (1707-93/4)

Battle of Sahay, 1742

BATAILLE DE SAHAY en Boheme du 25. May 1742. / Premiere Disposition / Sahay en Feu // Seconde Disposition / Combat / / ... 1742 or later

Three maps engraved on one copperplate on one sheet | Scale: 1:35,000 approx. | RCIN 728064

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Maps showing three stages of the Battle of Sahay, fought on 24 May 1742, between the French, commanded by Maréchal François-Marie de Broglie (1671-1745) and Maréchal Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle (1684-1761), and the Austrians, commanded by Johann George Christian, Fürst von Lobkowitz (1686-1755), resulting in a French victory. First Silesian War (1740-42): part of the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Orientation not known.

  • George Louis le Rouge (1707-93/4) (cartographer and publisher) [top right, following on from main title:] A Paris chès le S.r le Rouge rue des Grands Augustins.

  • Watermark: Maltese cross in ‘rosary’

    Condition: one fold line. Verso: bottom centre, water-stained patch and tear in paper from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label; remnants of label remain

  • Scale: 1:35,000 approx. Scale bar: Echelle [69 mm =] ½ Lieue.

    31.4 x 46.4 cm (image of whole object)

    32.7 x 48.1 cm (neatline of whole map)

    13.9 x 15.9 cm (neatline of left map)

    13.9 x 14.1 cm (neatline of middle map)

    13.9 x 15.7 cm (neatline of right map)

    38.1 x 54.9 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    BATAILLE DE SAHAY en Boheme du 25. May 1742. / [left to right:] Premiere Disposition / Sahay en Feu // Seconde Disposition / Combat // Troisieme Disposition / l'Armée en Bataille attend le lendemain. [three maps on one sheet; top, outside border]

    Additional text:

    [bottom, below each map, an explanation and key to symbols.]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Battle of Sahay 25 May 1742.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil:] FJ; [top right, black pencil:] 1742; [bottom right, black pencil:] 7; [bottom right, black pencil: an illegible figure, crossed out]; [bottom centre, black pencil:] 32; [right, centre, red pencil:] 32; [bottom, right of centre, red pencil:] 7/43.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Sahay Trois Plans de la Bataille de Sahay en Boheme du 25 May 1742: chez le Rouge.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints of Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), third son of George II; subsequently acquired by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    near Budweis, Jihočeský Kraj, Czech Republic (48°58'28"N 14°28'27"E)

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