Uniforms of British and Loyalist Troops Serving at Stony Point, New York, in 1779, American Revolution: The Soldier Artificer Company, later The Royal Sappers (Engineers) and Miners, Winter Dress

Object Number: 
1957.270
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: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom right: A. R. Cattley 1938. Inscriptions on reverse.
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in brown watercolor: "A. R. Cattley / 1938"; verso inscribed and signed at upper center in black ink: "The Soldier Artificer Company (Their title 1772-1787) / (Later the Royal Sapper & Miners) / (Royal Engineers)"; followed by a long inscription with color annotations; at lower right: "Picture shows the uniform / of a private soldier, & also / the working dress of the period 1779. / (Winter dress)"
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