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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland


Order of battle, 1748, Allied army

No title 1748 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; pricking through | 32.8 x 14.5 cm (image) | RCIN 731034

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An order of battle of the Left Wing of the Allied army, commanded by the Duke of Cumberland, 1 June 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48)

A rough draft with the regimental rectangles coloured according to nationality: British in red, Hanoverians in yellow, [Brunswickians?] in dark blue, against which is written the name of the regiment and a note of the colours of the facings of the coats.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Horn in crowned shield, the letters L V G below

    Mark, stamped: 746

    Condition: six fold lines. Verso: ink has migrated through from recto

  • 32.8 x 14.5 cm (image)

    35.0 x 19.7 cm (sheet; greatest extent)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title


    George III heading: Order of Battle 1 June 1748.

    Other annotations: none.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle A drawn Sketch of the Order of Battle of the left Wing of the Allied Army commanded by the Duke of Cumberland, the June 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)


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