BRITISH CONSUL'S COAT & BREECHES, BOSTON, 1790

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  • Lot: 188
  • November 13, 2013 - NYC
  • New York City
Red wool broadcloth cutaway coat, blue facings, high stand collar, gold bullion embroidery, gold etched buttons w/ "Brittania" insignia, Ch 40", L 47"; tan buckskin breeches, fall front, below-knee length, back laces, self-covered buttons, W 32", Inseam 18", excellent. Provenance: Thomas McDonogh, appointed first British Consul to New England in 1790. In 1794 a portrait of McDonogh was painted wearing this suit of clothes.
  • Price Realized: $ 20400.00
  • Category: Military
  • Era: 18th C

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