[Westminster Lt. Infantry no. 19 order arms 1st motion] [art original].

Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.
Published/Created:
[England],
[1798?]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen & ink, watercolor, and graphite pencil on wove paper ; sheet 22.2 x 12.1 cm
Notes:
Title from print based on this drawing and later published in a volme by Rowlandson.
Various notes faintly inscribed in pencil around image.
Abbott and Holder ;
October 13, 2000 ;
Acquisitions no.: 2000-10-13-1.
Abstract:
A light infrantryman dressed in full uniform executes a drill with his flintlock. The caption from the published plate reads: ... the right hand is brought sharp to seize the flintlock at the top of the left shoulder keeping the body square & elbows close.
Topics:
Military uniforms--British
Military uniforms--Great Britain--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800.
Rifles.
Soldiers--British.
Topics:
Great Britain.--Army.--Volunteers--Early works to 1800.
Great Britain.--Army--Uniforms--Early works to 1800.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Watercolors--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Rights:
Open Access
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Call Number:
Drawings
R79
no. 5
Drawings R79 no. 5 Box D145
Orbis Record:
10174840
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr14744
Citation:
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. i, p. 376
Thomas Rowlandson, Westminster Lt. Infanty. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
10977672
PID:
digcoll:2754385