Grenadier of the Foot Guards. in full Dress.
London Pub.d. 2.d. July 1812 by Colnaghi & C.o. 23 Cockspur Street.
Very fine coloured aquatint with large margins. Plate: 255 x 320mm (10 x 12½").
Exterior scene depicting three soldiers from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd regiments of the Foot Guards (or Grenadiers), each wearing the iconic bearskin. The Grenadiers were a special assault regiment who threw grenades at the enemy. From 'Costumes of the Army of the British Empire, according to the last regulations of 1812'.
[Ref: 33545] £260.00