This uniform, which belonged to Admiral Sir William Cornwallis illustrates the principal changes to uniform regulations for the year include the change in colour of the lapels and cuffs from white to blue and the inclusion of epaulettes.
Other rank’s coat, Foot Guards, c. Surviving uniforms from the century are rare, and those of ordinary soldiers are even rarer. This is one of two identical uniform coats, held in the National Army Museum and the Snowshill Wade Costume Collection.
Green silk damask round gown, 1775 Date: ca. 1775 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Heel to Toe (b, c): 7 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1994 Accession Number: