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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

RCIN 729080

  • Watermark: Cross with indistinct device to each side, a bleeding heart below, all within a circle, the word AUVERGNE in a separate cartouche below; countermark: [in a rounded end rectangular cartouche]: A [followed by a heart with a crown above] VIMAL FIN [the ‘N’ is written in reverse]

    Condition: one fold line; a small hole, bottom left, outside left border; induced discolouration recto and verso. Verso: brown stains; bottom, right of centre: water-stained patch, shadow and ghosting from the removal of Cumberland's cipher label

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  • 14 March 2024