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Scenes from the American Revolution: The Battle of Harlem Heights

Object Number: 
1911.100
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on heavy board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 5/8 x 22 in. ( 49.8 x 55.9 cm ) mat: 12 3/4 x 16 in. ( 32.4 x 40.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Chas. M. Lefferts"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in red gouache: "Chas. M. Lefferts / 1912."; printed label affixed to verso with description of uniform and regimental history
Description: 
History
Gallery Label: 
This is one of the original studies by Lefferts for his landmark Uniforms of the American, British, French, and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution, 1775-1783, published by the Society in 1926. The result of a lifetime of research by the artist and author, this volume was the first major published treatise on regimental uniforms of the Revolutionary war.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group