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Uniforms of the American Revolution: Irish Cavalrymen, 17th Regiment of Light Dragoons, British Army

Object Number: 
c. 1910
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on board
Overall: 14 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. ( 37.5 x 23.8 cm ) mat: 19 x 14 1/8 in. ( 48.3 x 35.9 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: Chas M. Lefferts
Signed at lower left in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts"
Gallery Label: 
This is one of the original studies by Lefferts for his landmark Uniforms of the American, British, French, and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution, 1775-1783, published by the Society in 1926. The result of a lifetime of research by the artist and author, this volume was the first major published treatise on regimental uniforms of the Revolutionary war.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group