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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

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Order of battle, 1748, Allied army, Nistelrode

Ordre de Battaille de Laile Gauche de LArmée des Hauttes Allies commandé par S.A.R. / Monseigneur le Duc de Cumberland le 22me de Juin 1748 au Camp de Nistelroy 1748 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on card | 19.8 x 33.6 cm (neatline) | RCIN 731035

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An order of battle of the Left Wing of the Allied army, 22 June 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48)

The General Officers of the First Line are Generals Somerfeldt, Legonier; Lieutenant-Generals Hammerstein, Druchleben, Zastrow, Huske, Albemarle, Hawley; Major-Generals Wreden, Block, Borck, Torrington, Powlet, Bligh.

The General Officers of the Second Line are Lieutenant-Generals Montigny, Klinckestrom, Howard, Crawfurd; Major-Generals Adelepsen, Spoerken, Fowkes.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Indistinct: fleur-de-lys in crowned shield, the letters L V G below

    Mark, stamped: 747

    Condition: three fold lines; surface dirt along edges

  • 19.8 x 33.6 cm (neatline)

    20.3 x 34.1 cm (image)

    27.7 x 41.6 cm (mount)

    24.3 x 38.4 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    Ordre de Battaille de Laile Gauche de LArmée des Hauttes Allies commandé par S.A.R. / Monseigneur le Duc de Cumberland le 22me de Juin 1748 au Camp de Nistelroy.

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle at Nistelroy 22 June 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, red pencil:] 12/38. [top left, black pencil, erased:] XIV/39; [top right, black pencil, erased:] Order of Battle.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille de l’Aile gauche de l’Armée des Hauts Allies commandée par le Duc de Cumberland au Camp de Nistelroy, le 22 Juin 1748. MS. [The same entry appears under the heading Nistelroy.]

  • 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)

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

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