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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland


Order of battle, 1748, Hellenrouck, Low Countries

ORDRE DE BATTAILLE, De l’Armèe des Haùtes Alliés, dans le Pais=bas. ce 25. de Avril. 1748 1748 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper; laid down on card | 17.6 x 29.7 cm (image) | RCIN 731017

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An order of battle of the Allied army under the command of the Duke of Cumberland and comte de Bathianÿ, at Hellenrouck, near Roermond, 25 April 1748. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48)

The regimental rectangles are coloured according to nationality: British (red and yellow); Austrian (red and white); Hanoverian (blue and white).

The General Officers of the First Line are Generals Ligonier, Sommerfeld, Daun, Chanclos, Carl Palfÿ; Lieutenant-Generals Hawleÿ, Hamerstein, Albermale, Klingoustroem, Collowrath, Grünne, Phillibert; Major-Generals Bligh, Vreden, Powlet, Torington, Block, Borch, Uÿvari, Sinzer, Wallbrun, Burnevill, Bouckov, Spada.

The General Officers of the Second Line are General Gaÿseruck; Lieutenant-Generals Montignie, Huske, Druchtleben, Zastrow, Luzanj, Hollj; Major-Generals Bligh, Adelepsen, Fowke, Mordant, Spoercken, Burghausen, Arberg, Winckelman, Radicati, Spada.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: None visible

    Mark, stamped: 729

    Condition: one fold line; ink smudges

  • 16.7 x 29.4 cm (neatline)

    17.6 x 29.7 cm (image)

    23.2 x 35.0 cm (mount)

    20.6 x 32.4 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    ORDRE DE BATTAILLE, De l’Armèe des Haùtes Alliés, dans le Pais=bas. ce 25. de Avril. 1748. [top]


    George III heading: Order of Battle at Hellenrouck 25 April 1748.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [bottom right, red pencil:] 12/18. [bottom right, black pencil:] XIV/18.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Ordre de Bataille de l’Armée des Hauts Alliés commandée par le Duc de Cumberland a Hellenrouck dans le Pais Bas le 25 Avril 1748. MS. [The same entry appears under the heading Hellenrouck.]

  • 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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