Soldiers in the 1.st. Reg.t. of Foot Guards, in Marching Order.
London Pub.d. 1.st. May 1812 by Colnaghi & C.o. 23 Cockspur Street.
Very fine coloured aquatint with large margins, watermarked paper 'J. Whatman 1811'; 255 x 320mm (10 x 12½").
Exterior scene in Winter showing two soldiers from the 1st Regiment of the Foot Guards (now Grenadier Guards) march across a landscape. Both soldiers are dressed in marching order, the muted tones of which are starkly contrasted with the recognisable red tunic and bearskin which make up the full dress of the Grenadiers. From 'Costumes of the Army of the British Empire, according to the last regulations of 1812'.
[Ref: 33548] £260.00