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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

J.P. Isenbart (active 1746-8)

North Brabant, 1748

CARTE / Von die Cantonnierungs Quartiere / welche Sr Königlichen Majestæt / von Gross=Britannien Teutschen / Trouppen in denen Niederlanden / im Julio 1748. occupiret dated 1748

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on linen | Scale: not stated. 1:108,700 approx. | RCIN 731037

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A map of the cantonments of George II's German troops in the Netherlands, July 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with west to top (cardinal points).

  • J.P. Isenbart (active 1746-8) (draughtsman) [bottom right, inside neatline:] im General Quartier / zu Herpen / 22ten Julÿ 1748 / J P Isenbart.

  • Watermark: Indistinct

    Mark, stamped: 749

    Condition: nine fold lines; brown staining. Verso: substantial foxing; bottom, right of centre, water-stained patch from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label

  • Scale: not stated. 1:108,700 approx.

    44.0 x 58.8 cm (neatline)

    44.6 x 70.3 cm (image)

    48.2 x 73.5 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    CARTE / Von die Cantonnierungs Quartiere / welche Sr Königlichen Majestæt / von Gross=Britannien Teutschen / Trouppen in denen Niederlanden / im Julio 1748. occupiret. [top right, in rectangular panel]

    Additional text:

    [right, below title, keys, A-I, K-T, V-W and 1-10, to the names of the regiments, and the number of battalions in each, and to the squadrons and their places of cantonment:] Explication.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Cantonments in the Netherlands July 1748.

    Other annotations (Recto) [top right, black pencil, perhaps in the hand of Mason, Cumberland's librarian:] 145. (Verso) [top, right of centre, ink, crossed out and obscured by white paper label:] Cantonment; [bottom, left of centre, black pencil:] 82.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Cantonment Carte von die Contonierungs Quartiere welche S.r Koniglichen Majestæt von Gross-Britannien Deutschen Trouppen in den Niederlanden im Julio 1748 occupiret : von J. P. Isenbart, 22 July 1748. drawn.

  • 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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