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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

Anonymous

Order of battle, 1748, Allied army

Order of Battle 1748 1748 or later

Ink on paper; laid down on card | 32.1 x 15.0 cm (image and sheet) | RCIN 731005

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

This order of battle names only the regiments of the first and second lines and gives the numbers of squadrons or battalions of each. The regiments are arranged in brigades; no commanding officer is named.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: Indistinct

    Mark, stamped: 720

    Condition: three fold lines. Verso: induced discolouration

  • 32.1 x 15.0 cm (image and sheet)

    36.6 x 19.4 cm (mount)

  • Manuscript title:

    Order of Battle 1748 [along left side]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom right, red pencil:] 12/5. [bottom right, black pencil:] XV/5; [top centre, ink, obscured by card:] Order of Battle 1748.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Order of Battle of the Allied Army in 1748. 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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