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Mapping collected by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

John Heath (d. 1749)

Terheijden, 1747

A PLAN of the Lines / of Terheyde 1747

Pencil, pen and ink on thinnish paper | Scale: 1:16,550 approx. | RCIN 730179.a

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A map of the lines of Terheijden, 1747. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with north-east to top (cardinal points).

An outline drawing of the relationship between the lines, the road network and outlying settlements to the north and north-east of Breda. The explanation to the letters on the map is given in the accompanying memorandum at RCIN 730179.b.

  • John Heath (d. 1749) (draughtsman) [bottom left, below title, in title panel:] Breda Oct.r the 1747. John Heath.


  • Watermark: Horn in crowned shield, a ‘4’ suspending the letters GR with J HONIG / & / ZOON below; countermark: HR

    Mark, stamped: 702

    Condition: six fold lines; formerly folded to 12.1 x 12.0 cm; small piece missing from centre of left edge. Verso: induced discolouration; ink smudges

  • Scale: 1:16,550 approx. Scale bar: [92 mm =] 5000 Feet.

    27.6 x 44.3 cm (neatline)

    28.0 x 44.7 cm (image)

    29.7 x 45.5 cm (sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    A PLAN of the Lines / of Terheyde. [bottom left, in rectangular panel]


    George III heading: Ter Heyden 7 Oct.r 1747.

    Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [left of centre, ink:] Survey of Terheyde / by Cap Heath.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Ter Heyden A drawn Plan of the Lines of Terheyde, 1747: by Capt.n John Heath Eng.r Oct.r 1747: with a MS. Explanation.

  • 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)

    Terheijden, North Brabant, Netherlands (51°38'36"N 04°45'15"E)

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