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Watercolour Drawing of a Royal Marine Infantry Soldier

Charming impression of a young man in Royal Marine uniform, including a ‘bell’ shako helmet. Inscribed Joseph Booth R.M. March 14, 1842. Joseph Booth (b.1820) began service with the Light Infantry of the Royal Marines on this date, joining them in Portsmouth and serving his country until 1863. The portrait appears to commemorate his joining the Royal Marines at the age of 21. Mounted in a bird’s eye maple moulded frame with gilt slip.
English, circa 1842
Height 15” (38cm) Width 10” (25.5cm)
Stock No. 1453

Price: £795.00




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Works of Art - Drawings & Watercolours

Watercolour Drawing of a Royal Marine Infantry Soldier

Charming impression of a young man in Royal Marine uniform, including a ‘bell’ shako helmet. Inscribed Joseph Booth R.M. March 14, 1842. Joseph Booth (b.1820) began service with the Light Infantry of the Royal Marines on this date, joining them in Portsmouth and serving his country until 1863. The portrait appears to commemorate his joining the Royal Marines at the age of 21. Mounted in a bird’s eye maple moulded frame with gilt slip.
English, circa 1842
Height 15” (38cm) Width 10” (25.5cm)
Stock No. 1453

Price: £795.00

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