Uniforms of the American Revolution: Moylan's 4th Regiment Light Dragoons
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Overall: 11 x 8 in. ( 27.9 x 20.3 cm ) mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.9 x 36.2 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "Chas M. Lefferts/1912"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Chas. M. Lefferts / 1912"; inscribed at upper center left: "Uniform of Moylan's 4th Regt. / Light Dragoons American Army 1777."; with detail sketch and extensive color and style annotations
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.
Gift of the Estate of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
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