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Creator:
Richard Dighton, 1795–1880, British
Title:

Lord Henry Charles Capel Somerset, 5th Light Infantry - Cheltenham

Date:
between 1837 and 1848
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor, pen, black ink, and graphite on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (27.3 x 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Richd. Dighton | Cheltenham" ["d" in superscript]

watermark: "J Whatman/1837" (closest to Heawood, 3464)

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Richd. Dighton | Cheltenham" ["d" in superscript]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1154
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
army | infantry | man | militia | portrait | soldier | sword | uniform
Associated Places:
Cheltenham | England | Europe | Gloucestershire | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7757
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