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Encampments in Hesse-Kassel, 1760

Encamp:ts of ye Allied Army. / Campaigne 1760 1760 or later

Pencil, black and red ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on linen | Scale: not stated. 1:426,000 approx. | RCIN 733012

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An outline sketch map of the encampments of the Allied army in Hesse-Cassel in 1760. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with north to top. 

The positions and dates of the camps shown for 1760 (spelling as in original) are: Fritzlar 20 May; Frilendorff 24 June; Neustadt 23 June; Ziegenheim 26 June; Wildungen 9 July; Saxenhausen 10 July; Wolfshagen 25 July; Hohenkirchin 26 July; Kalle 27 July; Warburg 31 July; near Stadberg 8 August; Corbeck-Bune-Borkholtz 29 August; Geismar 15 September.

This is another example, in a different hand, of RCIN 733011 and shows the same information.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Cropped: [horn in crowned shield]

    Condition: four fold lines. Verso: induced discolouration

  • Scale: not stated. 1:426,000 approx.

    22.9 x 18.5 cm (image and sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Encamp:ts of ye Allied Army. / Campaigne 1760. [top left]


    George III heading: Encampments in Hesse-Cassel 23 May - 15 Sep. 1760.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, red pencil:] 13/92; [bottom left, black pencil:] XVI/65-b.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Encampment A drawn Plan of the Encampments of the Allied Army in Hesse Cassel from the of May to the of Sept.r 1760. [The same entry appears under the heading Hesse-Cassel.]

  • 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)

    Hesse, Germany

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