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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland


Order of battle, 1746, Allied army

Ordre de bataille Le 6.e May n: s: 1746. c.1746

Pencil, pen, and ink on thin paper; no colour | 15.1 x 22.6 cm (image) | RCIN 730034

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An order of battle of the Allied army under the command of Marshal Bathyany on 6 May 1746. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

Regiments are represented by uncoloured rectangles, divided diagonally in two. Each regiment is named. The General Officers of the First Line, under Bathiani and Field Marshal the Prince of Waldeck are General Feld Zeugmeister Birckenfeld, Gaisrugg; General Feldmarechal Lieutenant Cronders, Aÿlva, La Lippe, Grüne, Hollÿ; General Majors Schank, Matha, Veldmann, Zoute, Lincere, de Witte, Gemmingen, Walbron, Radicati; Brigadiers Hoeuff, Schagen, Schode.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General Feld Zeugmeister Prince von Wolfenbuttel; General Feldmarechal Lieutenant Schmissard, Kollowrath, Brzÿkooskÿ; General Major Lieutenant Hombesch, Caneburg, Glinstra, Lillers, d'Arberg, Bournonville; Brigadiers Schiperbach, Griberges.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Cropped: crown above a shield, possibly containing a horn

    Mark, stamped: 513 [‘A’ in ink after number]

    Condition: four fold lines; bottom left and top right corners creased; top left corner cut off diagonally

  • 14.8 x 22.3 cm (neatline)

    15.1 x 22.6 cm (image)

    16.2 x 23.4 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    Ordre de bataille Le 6.e May n: s: 1746. [top centre, inside neatline]


    George III heading: Order of Battle 6 May 1746.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, red pencil:] 10/34 [the ‘34’ is crossed out in black pencil]; top left, black pencil: XII/34.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille de l’Armée Alliée commandée par le Marechal de Bathyany, le 6 May 1746. MS.

  • 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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