Uniforms of British and Loyalist Troops Serving at Stony Point, New York, in 1779, American Revolution: Private, 2nd American Regiment, Volunteers of Ireland, Summer Dress
Watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on board
Overall: 12 x 9 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 23.5 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: A. R. Cattley 1938. Inscriptions on reverse.
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown watercolor: "A. R. Cattley / 1938"; verso inscribed at upper center in black ink: "Volunteers of Ireland (Volontiers of Ireland) / 2nd American Regiment"; followed by a long inscription with regimental history and color annotations; at lower right: "Picture shows a private / soldier. c.1779. / (in summer field dress) / War of the American Revolution"
Gift of Dr. LeRoy E. Kimball
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