Uniforms of the American Revolution: Officer, 52nd Regiment of Foot, Grenadier Company, British Army
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Overall: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8 in. ( 25.7 x 18.7 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.6 x 36.2 cm )
signature: lower right: "Chas M. Lefferts"
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts"; inscribed at lower left: "Officer. 52d Foot. Grenadier Co. British 1775-83"
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 Charles MacKubin Lefferts
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