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? Georg Josua du Plat (1722-95)

Encampment at Grohnde, 1757 c.1757

Pencil on paper | Scale: not stated. Not to scale. | RCIN 732004.d

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A sketch of the encampment of the Hanoverian army at Grohnde, 1757. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with south-west to top.

  • ? Georg Josua du Plat (1722-95) (surveyor and draughtsman)

  • Watermark: Horn in crowned shield, the letters B F below

    Mark, stamped: 801

    Condition: one fold line; creased; brown stains to both sides

  • Scale: not stated. Not to scale.

    15.6 x 25.0 cm (image)

    21.2 x 30.9 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title


    George III heading: Encampments in Germany 1757.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Encampment 5 drawn sketches of Encampments in Germany in 1757. [The same entry appears under the heading Germany]

  • Probably 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)

    Grohnde, Lower Saxony, Germany (52°01'00"N 09°25'00"E)

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