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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Private, 13th Pennsylvania Regiment

Object Number: 
1927.136
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 6 1/4 in. ( 35.6 x 15.9 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.6 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Chas. M. Lefferts '10,"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts / 10"; inscribed at lower center in graphite, erased: "[illegible] Private"; verso inscribed at lower right: "Plate 20"
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