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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

DANIEL PATERSON (D. 1749)

Terheijden, 1747

PLAN of the LINES / between / BREDA and GERTRUYDENBERG, / with the Country Adjacent

c.1747

Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on three sheets of paper, joined; laid down on linen | Scale: 1:13,650. | RCIN 730186

A map of the lines between Breda and Geertruidenberg and the surrounding area, 1747. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). Oriented with south-east to top (compass rose).

The area covered extends from Geertruidenberg (51°42'06"N 04°52'5"E) in the north to Breda (51°35'11"N 04°46'33"E) in the south and includes the following settlements: Ter Heyde (Terheijden), Denhout (Den Hout 51°39'27"N 04°48'45"E), Made (51°40'36"N 04°47'35"E), Steelhoven (51°40'54"N 04°49'40"E), Drumelen (Drimmelen 51°42'24"N 04°48'15"E), Wagenberg (51°39'54"N 04°44'55"E), and several other unnamed settlements.

Condition: three fold lines; brown discolouration. Verso: foxing, induced discolouration.
  • Daniel Paterson (d. 1749) (surveyor and draughtsman) [top centre, below title:] Survey'd and Drawn by D. Paterson. / October the 28th 1747.

  • Watermark: None visible

    Mark, stamped: 716

    Condition: three fold lines; brown discolouration. Verso: foxing, induced discolouration

  • Scale: 1:13,650. Scale bar: [67 mm =] 1000 Yards.

    47.5 x 112.1 cm (image and sheet)

  • Manuscript title:

    PLAN of the LINES / between / BREDA and GERTRUYDENBERG, / with the Country Adjacent. [top centre]

    Annotations:

    George III heading: Ter Heyden 28 Oct.r 1747.

    Other inscriptions: (Recto) [top left, black pencil:] 120. (Verso) [top, right of centre, obscured by white paper strip, ink:] Terheyde; [bottom, left of centre, black pencil:] 51; [top, left of centre, obscured by linen, black pencil:] 2; [top, right of centre, obscured by linen, black pencil:] 2; [top, centre, obscured by linen, ink: illegible].

    George III catalogue entry:

    Ter Heyden A drawn Plan of the Lines at Ter-Heyden between Breda and Gertruydenberg, with the adjacent Country 1747: by D.l Paterson Eng.r 28 Oct.r 1747.

  • Subject(s)

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

Page revisions

  • 14 March 2024