Chelsea Volunteer.Prime & Load 4th priming motion (Front Rank). When the Cartridge is opened, the hand is brought to the Pan. which by a couple of shakes is filled.
London Pub. Aug. 7 1798 at Ackermann Gallery No. 101 Strand
Etching and aquatint, coloured and heightened with gold. Platemark 250 x 200mm (10 x 8"). Outside of frame 425 x 380mm (16½ x 15").
Plate thirty-five from 'Loyal Volunteers of London & Environs. Infantry & Cavalry, in their respective Uniforms. Representing the whole of the Manual, Platoon, & Funeral Exercise, in 87 Plates. Designed & etched by T. Rowlandson, and Dedicated by Permission to His Royal Highness the Duke of Glocester'.
Ogilby 778.35; Abbey: Life 379. For complete volume see ref. 7433
[Ref: 18955] £180.00