Item No: pdcc00187
Title: 2nd. troop. Philadelphia City Cavalry.
Print and Picture Collection
Published by P. Price Jr. Philadelphia.
The engraving describes in some detail an officer's uniform. The formal attire includes a sash, epaulettes, a decorated plumed helmet and gauntlets. He is wearing leather riding boots and carrying a saber in a scabbard on his left side. In the background a soldier on horseback rides past a line of mounted cavalrymen.
A917.481 P536 v.3
Rider, Alexander, active 1810-1834 - Artist
Childs, Cephas Grier, 1793-1871 - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler