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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Officer, 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, British Army; verso: three fragmentary studies of uniforms

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Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on board
Overall: 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. ( 19.7 x 24.4 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
signature and date: lower left: "C. M. Lefferts, 1923"
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink: "Chas. M. Lefferts / 1912"; inscribed at lower left of center: " 'Full dress' / Officer 42d / Royal Highland / Regt. 1777"; with 7 detail sketches and extensive color and style annotations
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This unpublished painting depicts an officer in full dress of the Royal Highland Regiment (The Black Watch), with small illustraions and details of uniform dress.
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