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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

Anonymous

Order of battle, 1747

Ordre de Battaille / Der Käÿserl=Königl=n Trouppen unter commando ihro Königl=e / Hoheit Hertzog von Cumberlandt, wie solche d'26. April ausgeruckt ist A=o 1747 1747 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on linen | 17.6 x 34.0 cm (image) | RCIN 730098

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An order of battle of the Austrian army under the command of the Duke of Cumberland, 26 April 1747. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

Regiments are named. The General Officers of the First Line are Field Marshal Bathiani; Generals Palffÿ, Geiseruck, Wolffenbuttel, Daun; Lieutenant-Generals Grunne, Collowradt, Mercÿ, Philbert; Major-Generals Buckov, Walbrun, Durlach, Lillers, Witt, Betlehem, Darberg, Buebla, Winkeln, Spada.

The General Officers of the Second Line are Major-Generals Bournoville, Sincere, Haller, Arenberg, Uivary, Elberfeld, Radicati.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: None

    Mark, stamped: 591

    Condition: two fold lines; ink stains

  • 17.6 x 34.0 cm (image)

    17.6 x 34.0 cm (neatline)

    17.9 x 34.2 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Ordre de Battaille / Der Käÿserl=Königl=n Trouppen unter commando ihro Königl=e / Hoheit Hertzog von Cumberlandt, wie solche d'26. April ausgeruckt ist A=o 1747.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle 26 April 1747. Other inscriptions: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom left, ink, crossed out in red pencil and obscured by white paper strip:] Order of Battle; [bottom right, red pencil:] 11/10 [the ‘10’ is crossed out in black pencil; bottom right, black pencil:] XIII/13 [or 18].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille der Kayserl. Konigl.n Trouppen unter commando Ihro Konigl.e Hoheit Hertzog von Cumberlandt wie solche d'26 April 1747 ausgerucht ist. 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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