Uniforms of the American Revolution: Queen's Rangers, 1777-1783

Object Number: 
X.382
Date: 
c. 1910
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on board
Dimensions: 
mat: 19 x 14 in. ( 48.3 x 35.6 cm ) Overall: 14 7/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 37.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Chas. M. Lefferts"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts"; inscribed at lower right: "Light Infantry Co. Rifleman of Bn."; along upper edge: "Grenadier Co. (Full Dress) / Private QUEEN'S RANGERS. 1777-83. Light Dragoon (Company Dress.) / Sergeant."
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