Uniforms of the American Revolution: Private, 13th Pennsylvania Regiment
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
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 )
signature and date: lower left: "Chas. M. Lefferts '10,"
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"
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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