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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Uniform Details of the Hessian Regiment von Bose

Object Number: 
1923.161ab
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on two narrow sheets of beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 26.7 x 4.4 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.6 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower (A): "Chas. M. Lefferts/1914"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower center on sheet 'a' in brown watercolor: "Chas M. Lefferts / 1914"; inscribed at lower center on sheet 'b': "Hessian Regt. / von Bose / 1776-83"
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor was unpublished. These two strips, each with uniform and accoutrement details, were apparently cut from the same picture by the artist. The main central section is gone.
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