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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

Daniel Paterson (d. 1749)

Netherlands and order of battle at Nistelrode, 1748

CANTOONEMENT of his MAJESTY’S FORCES 1748 c.1748

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on linen [a prominent dark blue linen mark on the verso] | Scale: not stated. 1:263,100 approx. | RCIN 731040

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A map of the cantonments and order of battle of the British troops in the Netherlands, 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with north to top.

  • Daniel Paterson (d. 1749) (draughtsman) [top right, outside neatline:] By D. Paterson Eng:r

  • Watermark: Indistinct

    Mark, stamped: 752

    Condition: ink smudges, possibly made during the process of mounting on linen; foxing and surface dirt to top edge. Verso: brown staining and foxing; bottom left, water-stained patch from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label

  • Scale: not stated. 1:263,100 approx.

    31.6 x 27.6 cm (neatline)

    13.2 x 27.7 cm (neatline of order of battle)

    47.2 x 30.8 cm (image)

    51.3 x 33.6 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    CANTOONEMENT of his MAJESTY’S FORCES 1748. [top, outside neatline]

    Additional text:

    [below map, in rectangular panel:] Order of Battle of the Left Wing of the Allied Army commanded by H: R: H: the Duke of Cumberland at Nestleroy June 22d / 1748. [With a ‘Recapitulation’ of the strength of the forces, and the numbers of guns of the ‘Artillery in Reserve’.]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Cantonments in the Netherlands and Order of Battle at Nistelroy 22 June 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom right, black pencil:] 80. [centre, red pencil:] 82.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Netherlands A drawn Plan of the Cantonment of His Majesty’s Forces in the Netherlands, 1748; with the Order of Battle of the left wing of the Allied Army commanded by the Duke of Cumberland at Nistelroy, 22 June 1748. by D. Paterson Eng.r. [The same entry appears under the headings Cantonment, Nistelroy, and Order of Battle.]

  • 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)

    Nistelrode, North Brabant, Netherlands (51°42'15"N 05°33'45"E)

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