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Andrew Frazer (d. 1792)

Portugal, 1762

PLAN of that Part of the Kingdom of PORTUGAL which was the Seat of the War there in 1762, shewing the / different Marches and Encampments of the combined Army. / The Reigning Count of Schaumbourg Lippe Commander in chief... 1762 or later

Pencil, ink and watercolour on three sheets of paper, joined | Scale: 1:303,600 approx. | RCIN 733062

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A map of Portugal with the marches and encampments of the combined army, commanded by the Count of Schaumbourg Lippe and the Earl of Loudoun, 1762. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with north to top (cardinal points).

This covers roughly the same area as RCIN 733062, but shows more settlements and has a slightly different road network.

Andrew Frazer is recorded as 'Fraser' by Conolly (1898).

  • Andrew Frazer (d. 1792) (draughtsman) [left, below title and scale bars:] By A. Frazer Lieut.t of Engineers.

  • Watermark: Cropped: [fleur-de-lys in crowned shield] a ‘4’ suspending the letters L V G below; countermark: J VILLEDARY

    Mark, stamped: 955

    Condition: two fold lines; two tears to left edge; two tears to top edge. Verso: ink splashes; induced discolouration; surface dirt

  • Scale: 1:303,600 approx. Scale bars: Scale of Portuguese Leagues [106 mm =] 5; Scale of English Miles 20 [106 mm =].

    75.7 x 51.8 cm (neatline)

    85.1 x 52.2 cm (image)

    87.0 x 54.2 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    PLAN of that Part of the Kingdom of PORTUGAL which was the Seat of the War there in 1762, shewing the / different Marches and Encampments of the combined Army. / The Reigning Count of Schaumbourg Lippe Commander in chief and Marshall General of His Most Faithful Majesty’s Troops / Lieutenant General The Earl of Loudoun Commander in chief of the Brittish Forces. [bottom left, at head of text panel]

    Additional text:

    [bottom left and bottom, a key, a-z, to the British operations between 17 August and 2 December 1762.]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Portugal 1762.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [left, red pencil:] 13/110; [left, black pencil, erased:] XVII/2[?].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Portugal A drawn Map of that part of the Kingdom of Portugal which was the Seat of the War in 1762, shewing the different Marches and Encampments of the combined Army under the command of the reigning Count of Schaumbourg Lippe and the Earl of Loudon; with a short Account of the principal Transactions of the Campaign: by Lieut. A. Frazer Eng.r.

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

  • Subject(s)

    Portugal

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