Paese: Stade, Lower Saxony, Germany (53°36'00''N 09°29'00''E).
A sketch of two encampments of George II's German troops at Stade, 12 September 1757. Seven Years War (1756-63). Oriented with north to top. The tentative attribution to A.H. du Plat is made on stylistic grounds. The regiments are named on the map.Condition: two fold lines. Verso: red ink stains; remnants of paper removed from top right and bottom right corners still adhering to verso.
Pencil, pen and ink on paper ; Scale: not stated. 1:55,300 approx. ; RCIN 732037
Caratteristiche fisiche: Watermark: Pro Patria Mark, stamped: 827 Condition: two fold lines. Verso: red ink stains; remnants of paper removed from top right and bottom right corners still adhering to verso
Misure: Scale: not stated. 1:55,300 approx. 19.8 x 24.5 cm (image) 20.7 x 27.4 cm (sheet)Trascrizione: Manuscript title: No title Annotations: George III heading: Encampments at Stade 12 Sep. 1757. Other annotations: (Recto) none. (Verso) [top right, ink:] Two Camps near Stade Sept - 10th [rest cropped]; [centre, red pencil:] 51. George III catalogue entry: Encampment A drawn Plan of the two Encampments of His Majesty’s Army at Stade, the 12.th of Sept.r 1757. [The same entry appears under the heading Stade.]Provenienza: 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)