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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

G. Demeuse (active 1746)

Battle of Raucoux, 1746

PLAN DE LA BATAILLE DE ROCOUR / Donnée le 11 8bre 1746 Entre les Francois et les Alliés 1746 or later

Etching and engraving; printed on paper | Scale: 1: 52,900 approx. | RCIN 730079

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A map of the preliminary positions of the French and Allied armies at the Batle of Raucoux, 11 October 1746. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with west to top (compass rose).

  • G. Demeuse (active 1746) (publisher) [bottom left, inside neatline:] G. Demeuse fecit a liege.

    J.H. (active 1746) (surveyor) [following from title:] Levé Sur les lieux par J. H.

  • Watermark: None

    Condition: one fold line; trimmed. Verso: offsetting from same print

  • Scale: 1: 52,900 approx. Scale bar: Echelle de 400 verges de 20 pieds faisant une demi lieue [42 mm =].

    29.6 x 45.7 cm (neatline)

    19.6 x 21.7 cm (image)

    20.5 x 23.3 cm (platemark)

    23.7 x 25.9 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    PLAN DE LA BATAILLE DE ROCOUR / Donnée le 11 8bre 1746 Entre les Francois et les Alliés. [top left, inside neatline]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Battle of Raucoux 11 Oct.r 1746.

    Other annotations: (Recto) [top left, black pencil, in Schultz's or Mason's hand?:] 78. (Verso) [centre, red pencil:] 53.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Raucoux Plan de la Bataille de Rocour donnée le 11 Oct.re 1746 entre les Francois et les Alliés: levé par J. H. gravé par Demeuse.

  • 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)

    Rocourt (Walloon Region, Belgium) 50°40'32"N 05°32'46"E

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