Royal Artillery, 1812
Aquatint by J C Stadler after Charles Hamilton Smith, 1812.
During the Napoleonic wars British foot gunners, officers and soldiers alike, wore shakos, blue jackets with red facings, white or grey trousers and black woollen gaiters.
From Charles Hamilton Smith's 'Costumes of the Army of the British Empire, according to the last regulations 1812', published by Colnaghi and Company, 1812-1815.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection