Plan of the battle of Maida fought on the plains of St. Eufemia in Calabria Ulteriore on the ever memorable day July 4th 1806

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Plan of the battle of Maida fought on the plains of St. Eufemia in Calabria Ulteriore on the ever memorable day July 4th 1806

Description

Printed map. "H. Wilson Sculpt". 1 visual scale [92 mm = 2 English Miles]. Insets: [text below map] OPERATIONS OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH ARMIES IN CALABRIA, FROM THE 1ST. TO THE 4TH. JULY 1806. Legend details “ORDER OF BATTLE and Detail of the HOSTILE FORCES”. A seven page text document related to the map is attached to the lower right edge of the map. An illustrative view is pasted on a blank section in the lower right of the map. Caption reads “Representing that period of the Action after th [sic] British Light Infantry had charged with the Bayonet & put to rout the Left Wing of the French Army.” This view is 87 mm x 327 mm, on paper 98 mm x 335 mm. Source unknown. The Battle of Maida occurred during the Napoleonic Wars and was fought on 4 July 1806 outside the town of San Pietro di Maida in Calabria, Italy. Described in British Museum Catalogue of Printed Maps, Charts and Plans, v.9 p.489. Although no ownership label is present, this map is believed to have belonged to the Honourable Robert Clifford. Acquired as part of the Cholmondely Collection.

Date

1807

Contributor

Ryves, P. Thomas
Faden, William, 1749-1836

Identifier

macrepo:81382
local: RMC_9255

Citation

“Plan of the battle of Maida fought on the plains of St. Eufemia in Calabria Ulteriore on the ever memorable day July 4th 1806,” Exhibits at McMaster University, accessed October 21, 2018, https://exhibits.mcmaster.ca/document/1255.
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