Paese: Emilia-Romagna (Italy) 45°03'26''N 09°32'51''E and Tidone, river..
An account of the Battle of Tidone (also known as the Battle of Rottofreno), 10 August 1746. War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). This printed account accompanies the manuscript map of the battle at RCIN 730062.b. Both items were formerly kept in a rough buff wrapper 51.5 x 31.6 cm [folded size] on which was written the old heading, in black ink the nos '556-557' [stamped nos on the items] and, in a modern hand hand: & 62a CMB Nov '86 [i.e. 1986.]Condition: no fold lines; right and bottom edges trimmed.
Letterpress printed on paper ; 28.1 x 17.0 cm (image and sheet) ; RCIN 730062.a
Caratteristiche fisiche: Watermark: Indistinct: bird in circle? Mark, stamped: 557 Condition: no fold lines; right and bottom edges trimmed
Misure: 28.1 x 17.0 cm (image and sheet)Trascrizione: Printed title: The London Gazette / EXTRAORDINARY. / Published by Authority. / Whitehall, August 15, 1746. / Yesterday in the Evening arrived a Messenger dis- / patch’d by Mr. Villettes, his Majesty’s Minister at / the Court of the King of Sardinia, with Letters to / his Grace the Duke of Newcastle, containing the fol- / lowing Accounts of the total Defeat of the French / and Spanish Forces on the 10th Instant, N. S. up- / on the River Tidone, and of the Surrender of / Placentia. Annotations: George III heading: Battle of Tidone 10 Aug.t 1746. George III catalogue entry: Tidone Plan dessiné de la Bataille gagnée par l’Armée Imperiale sur l’Armée de France et ses Alliés, sur la Riviere de Tidone pres de Plaisance, le 10 Aoust 1746. (with a Copy of the London Gazette containing an account of the Battle.)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)