Paese: Hankensbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany (52°43'58''N 10°36'00''E).
A map showing the suggested positions for encampments of 20-30,000 men to the north and south of Hanckensbüttel. Oriented with north to top: 'Norden oben.' The explanatory text is at RCIN 734098.2.n.This is one of seven maps (RCINs 734098.2.a, c, e, i, m, o, q) of proposed encampments in Lower Saxony and Schleswig Holstein for 20-30,000 troops with accompanying explanatory texts. All formerly contained in a rough buff paper folder, on which is written the old heading: XIV/98-2 Encampments in Germany, 1783; [bottom, black pencil, in a modern hand:] a-r (no j) Jan '87 [i.e. 1987] CMB. See also RCINs 734098.2.a-r (no j).Condition: no fold lines; some brown discolouration. Verso: induced discolouration.
Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper ; Scale: 1:16,000 approx. ; RCIN 734098.2.m
Caratteristiche fisiche: Watermark: D & C BLAUW Mark, stamped: 1034 Condition: no fold lines; some brown discolouration. Verso: induced discolouration
Misure: Scale: 1:16,000 approx. [Scale statement following on from title:] nach dem Mastab 18'' [zoll] = 2000o [rute] = 1 Meile. 24.3 x 21.1 cm (neatline) 27.2 x 21.5 cm (image) 30.7 x 24.5 cm (sheet)Trascrizione: Manuscript title: N.re 5 / Versamlungs: Lager eines Corps Trouppen von 20, 25 bis 30/m Mann hinter der Ise bei / Hanckensbüttel und Kloster Isenhagen. [across top of map in plain rectangular panel] Annotations: George III heading: Encampments in Germany, 1783. Other annotations: none. George III catalogue entry: Encampment Seven drawn Plans of Encampments in Germany, with MS. Explanations by G.J. du Plat, 1783. [The same entry appears under the heading Germany.]Provenienza: From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)