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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

Anonymous

Order of battle of the British army, 1743 1743 or later

Pencil, pen and ink on paper; laid down on thick paper/thin card | 22.6 x 33.6 cm (sheet) | RCIN 728110

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An order of battle in one line of the British army commanded by Field Marshal the Earl of Stair in 1743. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48).

The General Officers under Stair are General Honywood; Lieutenant-Generals Cope, Hawley, Dunmore, Howard, Clayton, Ligonier, Campbell; Major-Generals Cornwallis, Earl of Rothes, H.R.H. the Duke [of Cumberland], Albemarle; Brigadier-Generals Pulteney, Huske, Howard, Onslow, Duke of Marlborough.

The artillery, commanded by ‘Collo Pattison’ is placed left of centre of the infantry brigades. Regiments are named.

  • Anonymous (cartographer)

  • Watermark: A wreath? Mount: cropped, Strasburg bend in shield, indistinct lettering below, fleur-de-lys above.

    Mark, stamped: 336

  • 22.6 x 33.6 cm (sheet)

    26.1 x 37.0 cm (mount)

    Condition: three fold lines; mount not folded. Verso: induced discolouration; surface dirt

  • Manuscript title:

    No title

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Order of Battle 1743. [on mount]

    Other annotations: (Recto) 1743  [top right, on mount, ink]; [Four names inserted in black pencil]; a great [Corps] / near Francfort / by ye River side. [bottom right, black pencil]; (Verso) [illegible, several inscriptions, apparently in ink, obscured by mount.] 7/80 [On mount, top left, red pencil]; IX/29 [black pencil]; Order of Battle [top right, black pencil, erased].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Order of Battle Order of Battle of the British Troops commanded by the Earl of Stair in 1743. 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)

     

  • Subject(s)

    Germany​

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