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Uniforms of British and Loyalist Troops Serving at Stony Point, New York, in 1779, American Revolution: Battalion Soldier, 42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foot, The Black Watch

Object Number: 
1957.264
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 9 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 23.5 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated: at lower right: "A. R. Cattley 1938"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown watercolor: "A. R. Cattley / 1938"; verso inscribed at upper center in black ink: "42nd Royal Highland Regiment of Foot. ('The Black Watch') / (Raised 1729)"; followed by a long inscription with regimental history and color annotations; at lower center: "Picture shows a Battalion soldier / of c.1779"
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. LeRoy E. Kimball
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group