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A foot soldier with a musket c. 1750c. 1760

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A pen and ink and watercolour drawing of a standing foot soldier, holding a musket by the barrel over his right shoulder. On the verso, pencil outlines of several figures. The upper and lower right corners previously cut. The same figure appears in RCINs 914568, 914729, and in a drawing of Shrewsbury Castle in the British Museum (Gg,3.398). Previously mounted with RCINs 914371 and 914370.

Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour', 'pen and ink, pencil', 'watercolour painting'

Additional Makers: ? Thomas Sandby (1721-98) (artist)

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Shrewsbury Castle, Shropshire, England