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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Hessian Grenadier, Regiment von Rall of Hesse-Cassel

Object Number: 
1923.154
Date: 
c. 1910
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 6 in. ( 25.1 x 15.2 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.6 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Chas. M. Lefferts"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in black ink: "Chas. M. Lefferts"; with 2 detail sketches; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Dress of = / A grenadier of Hessian Regiment, 'Rall' / as worn at 'Trenton' "
Description: 
Military
Gallery Label: 
This shows details of regimental uniform dress worn at Trenton in Decmeber 1776.
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