A large and rare separately issued battle plan of Liège by le Rouge. Showing the events of October 11th 1746 at the Battle of Rocoux where the French were victorious over an allied Austrian, British, Hanoverian and Dutch army outside Liège during War of the Austrian Succession. The top banner showing a panoramic view of the battle and a coat-of-arms an the left.
We only could locate two examples of this print in libraries: One in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, another one in the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal in Paris.
G. L. le Rouge was a French military engineer, hydrographer and cartographer. He produced a wide rang of attractive cartographic work. He held a position of Geographical Engineer to King Louis XV.
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George Louis le Rouge: Bataille de Rocoux le 11. Octobre 1746 / Dedie et Presente a S.A.S. Maurice de Saxe. Par son tres humble et tres obeissant....
Antique map of Liege. Printed in Paris in the year 1746.
Belgium - le Rouge, George Louis - Bataille de Rocoux le 11. Octobre 1746 /...