An Unknown Officer
An Unknown Officer

JOHN SMART (1741-1811)

An Unknown Officer

1766 United Kingdom

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wearing a red uniform with black facings, silver epaulette and buff coloured waistcoat
set in the original gold bracelet clasp frame with pearl border,

The officer could be in the 50th Regiment of Foot, alternatively he could also be one of several militia regiments that wore black facings and silver buttons, including Norfolk. We are grateful to Christopher Bryant for his observations on this piece.
Good with small scratch by sitter right ear on glass
Height 3.50 cm (1.38 inches)
Stock Code
watercolour on ivory
Signed with initials and Dated 1766
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