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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

The Recruiting Sargeant

Additional Title(s):

The Recruiting Seyeant

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 8 1/4 inches (30.5 x 21 cm) and Mount: 15 1/16 x 11 1/8 inches (38.3 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "TEL" collector's stamp; in black ink, on mount, lower center: "The Recruiting Sergeant"; in black ink, veros, lower left: "N. 26"; in graphite, verso, center right: "Rowlandson"; in graphite, verso, upper right: "27. | 31 | 328"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1376
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
genre subject | hats | military costume | officer (military officer) | recruiting
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6462
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