Paese: Scharnebeck, Lower Saxony, Germany (53°18'00''N 10°31'00''E);Bardowick, Lower Saxony, Germany (53°18'00''N 10°23'00''E);Lüneberg, Lower Saxony, Germany (53°15'00''N 10°24'00''E).
A map showing the suggested alignment of an encampment rather than an actual event. Oriented with north to top: 'Norden oben'. The explanatory text to this map is at RCIN 734098.2.p.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: one fold line; 2.5 cm tear to top of fold; some brown discolouration to both sides.
Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour on paper ; Scale: 1:16,000 approx. ; RCIN 734098.2.o
Caratteristiche fisiche: Watermark: Fleur-de-lys; countermark: BODENFELDE Mark, stamped: 1036 Condition: one fold line; 2.5 cm tear to top of fold; some brown discolouration to both sides
Misure: Scale: 1:16,000 approx. nach dem Landes Vermessungs=Mastab, wovon 18 Zoll = 2000 Rühten = 1 Meile ausmachen. 27.3 x 37.2 cm (neatline) 31.1 x 37.9 cm (image) 33.6 x 40.7 cm (sheet)Trascrizione: Manuscript title: N.ro 6. / Versamlungs: Lager eines Corps Trouppen von 20, 25 bis 30/m= Mann jenseits Lüneburg an der Aue zwischen Bardowick / und Scharnebeck. [top, across top of map in 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)