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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

? Daniel Paterson (d. 1749)

North Brabant, 1748


Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | Scale: 1:115,900 approx. | RCIN 731038

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A map of the cantonment of the British forces in North Brabant, the Netherlands, 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with west to top (cardinal points). 

This map shows a larger area than RCIN 731037 and extends from Bommel (51°42'57"N 04°17'05"E) in the north to south of Eindhoven (51°26'27"N 05°28'40"E). Regiments are named and lines of march are indicated.

  • ? Daniel Paterson (d. 1749) (draughtsman)

  • Watermark: I H S [with cross above the ‘H’], I VILLEDARY below; fleur-de-lys in crowned shield suspending a ‘4’ and the letters L V G

    Mark, stamped: 750

    Condition: one fold line. Verso: induced discolouration; bottom, right of centre, water-stained patch from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label

  • Scale: 1:115,900 approx. Scale bar: Scale of Leagues 20 to a Degree [125 mm =] 3.

    41.3 x 47.3 cm (neatline)

    43.9 x 47.6 cm (image)

    48.8 x 59.6 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    CANTOONMENT OF HIS MAIESTY’S FORCES July 1748. [top, outside neatline]


    George III heading: Cantonments in the Netherlands July 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [right centre, red pencil:] 81.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Cantonment A drawn Plan of the Cantonment of His Majesty’s Forces in the Netherlands in the vicinity of Eyndhoven, Helmont &.c July 1748.

  • 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)

    North Brabant, Netherlands

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