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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

? George Augustus Schultz (active 1734-49)

Encampments near the Rhine, 1743 1743 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on two sheets of thin paper, joined | Scale: 1:90,000 approx. | RCIN 728104.c

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A map of the encampments of the Allied army along the Main and Rhine between 12 August and 13 October 1743. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with north-west to top.

The attribution to Schultz is made on stylistic grounds and with reference to the George III catalogue entry. The maps were formerly kept in a thick light buff rag folder, 50.5 x 31.4 cm (folded size), on the front of which is inscribed, in ink: No.s 328-330 / [George III heading, red ink:] Battle of Dettingen 27 June 1743 and Encampments from that time to / the 13 Oct.r 1743 / [black pencil, in a modern hand:] (a b c Oct. '86).

  • ? George Augustus Schultz (active 1734-49) (cartographer)

  • Watermark: None

    Mark, stamped: 330

    Condition: two fold lines; yellow with age

  • Scale: 1:90,000 approx. Scale bar: Echelle de deux Heures [103 mm =].

    21.7 x 59.5 cm (image and neatline)

    22.6 x 60.1 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Dettingen and Encampments.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top right, black pencil, erased:] Dettingen Germany; [bottom, left of centre, black pencil, erased:] IX/12-c; [top, left of centre, black pencil, cropped:] [?]-c

    George III catalogue entry:

    Dettingen Plan dessiné de la Bataille de Dettingen le 27 Juin 1743; avec un Plan des Campemens et Marches de l'Armée Alliée depuis la Bataille jusques a la fin de la Campagne de 1743, [in red ink:] par M.r Schultz. [The same entry appears under the heading Encampment.]

  • 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)

     

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