Uniforms of the American Revolution: Officer, 52nd Regiment of Foot, Grenadier Company, British Army

Object Number: 
1921.109
Date: 
c. 1910
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8 in. ( 25.7 x 18.7 cm ) mat: 19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.6 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Chas M. Lefferts"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "Chas. M. Lefferts"; inscribed at lower left: "Officer. 52d Foot. Grenadier Co. British 1775-83"
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