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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

George Louis le Rouge (1707-93/4)

Battle of Campo Santo, 1743

BATAILLE DE CAMPO SANTO / EN ITALIE / Du 8 Fevrier 1743 published 1746

Etching and engraving; printed on paper | Scale: not stated | RCIN 728083

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A map of the Battle of Campo Santo fought on 8 February 1743 between the Austrian and Sardinian troops, commanded by Field Marshal Otto Ferdinand Graf von Traun (1677-1748) and Ferdinand Charles comte d'Aspremont-Lynden (1689-1772), and the Spanish, commanded by Jean Thierry du Mont, comte de Gages (1682-1753), in which both sides claimed victory. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with north-north-east to top.

A medium-scale map showing the first and second positions of the two armies. Symbols are used to differentiate between infantry, cavalry, and dragoons. Direction of movement is indicated by solid or pecked lines.

  • George Louis le Rouge (1707-93/4) (cartographer and publisher) [top left, following on from title:] A PARIS / Chez le S.r Le Rouge Ingenieur Géographe du Roy / Rue des Augustins / 1746

  • Watermark: A chaplet

    Condition: slight foxing. Verso: top left, water-stained patch from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label; some ghosting is present from the label: VOL IV [?]


  • Scale: not stated

    30.0 x 45.8 cm (neatline)

    30.3 x 46.1 cm (image)

    31.9 x 47.8 cm (platemark)

    34.6 x 51.7 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    BATAILLE DE CAMPO SANTO / EN ITALIE / Du 8 Fevrier 1743 [top left]


    George III heading: Battle of Campo Santo 8 Feb.y 1743.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [cropped? top right, black pencil:] 15. (Verso) [bottom left, black pencil:] 50; [centre, red pencil:] 50; [bottom right, black pencil:] 1743.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Campo Santo Plan de la Bataille de Campo Santo gagnée par les Autrichiens sur les Espagnols le 8 Fevrier 1743, chez le Rouge 1746.

  • 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)

    Camposanto, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (44°47'13"N 11°08'34"E)

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