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The George Washington Collection at the New York State Library

image of soldier's clothing from the eighteenth century

A page from A Representation of the Clothing of His Majesty's Household and of all the Forces upon the Establishments of Great Britain and Ireland, 1742. The bound volume features 101 engraved and colored prints of regimental costumes and includes a page of manuscript for each print listing regimental offers. The book was received by Washington in 1787.


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