Uniforms of British and Loyalist Troops Serving at Stony Point, New York, in 1779, American Revolution: Grenadier, 71st Highland Regiment of Foot, Fraser's Highlanders; verso: sketch of regimental insignia
Watercolor, black ink and wash, gouache, and graphite on board; black ink
Overall: 12 x 9 1/4 in. ( 30.5 x 23.5 cm )
Signed and inscribed at lower right in blue watercolor: "A. R. Cattley / 1938"; verso inscribed and signed at upper center in black ink: "71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot, or Fraser's Highlanders / (Raised 14th December 1775, Disbanded 1783)"; followed by a long inscription with regimental history and color annotations; at lower center: "Picture shows a Grenadier / (Grenadier company) of c. / 1779 / (Brown Fur cap) / All metal pistol, & black steel hilt / broadsword"
Gift of Dr. LeRoy E. Kimball
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