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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

de Groth (active 1743)

Order of battle near Breisach, 1743 1743 or later

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper | Scale: not stated | RCIN 728120

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A map of the order of battle in three lines of the Austrian army at Breisach in 1743. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with west to top.

The general officers and regiments are named. A note, bottom left of the map gives the names of the commanding officers of the Corps de Reserve.

  • de Groth (active 1743) (draughtsman)

  • Watermark: None

    Mark, stamped: 344

    Condition: two fold lines; ink smudging

  • Scale: not stated

    13.7 x 22.0 cm (image)

    13.2 x 21.7 cm (neatline)

    14.4 x 22.7 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    No title


    George III heading: Order of Battle near Old Brisach 1743.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top left, red pencil:] 7/92; [top left, black pencil:] X/41-1; [top right, black pencil, erased:] Rhine.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Plan dessiné des Environs du Vieux Brisach, avec l’Ordre de Bataille de l’Armée de la Reine d’Hongrie sous le Prince Charles de Lorraine en 1743: par de Groth.

  • 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)

    Breisach am Rhein, [Vieux-Brisach] Baden-Württemburg, Germany (48°01'58"N 07°34'58"E)

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