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War of the Austrian Succession (1740-8)

Includes much of the mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, as Captain General of the British army


Order of battle near Breisach, 1743

1743 or later

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

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.

Condition: two fold lines; ink smudging.
  • 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.

  • Subject(s)

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

Page revisions

  • 14 March 2024