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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Captain DeLancey; verso: Study of a Hand

Object Number: 
1936.993
Date: 
c. 1910
Medium: 
Gouache, graphite, watercolor, and black ink on beige paper; graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 in. ( 21 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "C.M. Lefferts"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "CM Lefferts"; inscribed at lower right: "Capt. De Lancey...[cut]; with extensive color and style annotations and 2 detail drawings
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 the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group