Item No: pdcc01930
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 45
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00185, top left [image dimensions 18.2 cm x 12.8 cm]:
Engraving published by P. Price Jr. Philadelphia 1825.
The Oxford Light Infantry was a regiment of the British Army that saw action in the American War of Independence. The soldier's uniform is carefully described, from the helmet plume to the arrangement of buttons and the decoration on the collar.
Item pdcc00186, top right [image dimensions 20.4 cm x 11.5 cm]:
A soldier of the State Guards is depicted, holding a bayonetted rifle. The uniform is well described, showing the arrangement of buttons and the decoration of the plumed and tasselled helmet. In the background a group of tents can be seen.
Published by P. Price Jr. Philadelphia 1825.
A917.481 P536 v.3
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Underwood, Thomas, 1795-1849 - Artist
Rider, Alexander, active 1810-1834 - Artist
Nesmith, James H. - Engraver