Ogden, The Army of The United States

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Since 1763 the name 'Russborough' has been synonymous with collecting and dealing in fine art. In the closing decades of the last century the historic town of Port Hope has become home to Lord Russborough's Annex, which specialises in an individual mix of antique maps, paintings and prints.

While Lord Russborough's Annex features a great many works of museum calibre, we also offer a wonderful selection of prints priced at under $100.

An extract of our prints currently available:

OGDEN, H.A. The Army of The United States
Images 1 - 5
         Period 1774 - 1783
Images 6 - 10        Period 1782 - 1802
Images 11 - 25      Period 1802 - 1858
Images 26 - 44      Period 1858 - 1888

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Our currently available original uniform study plates from

The Army of The United States

being "the outstanding American Work on the subject" and Ogden "the ultimate artist authority on this subject."

 

Ogden The Army of The United States Title page

The Army of The United States

Henry Alexander Ogden

The 44 Original chromolithograph images after watercolours by Ogden, the plates being #72 of 1500 copies of the limited edition de Luxe, Which are now considered RARE. Published B.M. Whitlock, New York, c. 1889 Prepared for the Quartermaster–General of the United States. Accompanying text by Henry Loomis Nelson G. H. Buek & Co. (lithographer)

Each of these original fine colour chromlithographs are printed on heavy textured paper and bears the signature of the artist within the plate, as issued.
American Army officers and soldiers from the American Revolution to 1888 are depicted in complete regalia. The men are shown in naturalistic settings with weapons, horses, and other paraphernalia. Each plate is rendered with attention to historical accuracy and meticulous detail, some including famous military figures such as Lafayette and General Ulysses S. Grant.

This work has been called "the outstanding American Work on the subject" and Ogden "the ultimate artist authority on this subject."

Henry Alexander Ogden (1856-1936) (artist) was an historical genre painter and illustrator. Examples of his work may be found in the collection of the New York Historical Society.

Henry Loomis Nelson (1846-1908) (author) was a journalist specializing in history and politics. He was a frequent contributor to Harper's New Monthly Magazine in the 1890s.

Images approx: 13 1/4 x 11 1/2” excluding letters, Page Size: 17 1/2 x 15” some plates lightly water stained.

Ref TC 1-44/VL/ v.annv> DAL/ALN  SOLD

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Ogden #28 Gen. Grant

#28. Lieut-Gen’l, Major-Gen’l , Brig-Gen’l, Staff, Field & Line Officers 1861-66

[Generals Ulysses S.Grant, George G.Mead, & Montgomery C. Meigs]

OGDEN Images 1- 5

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Ogden #1 small

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1774 - 1775   

#1. Independent Company Organizations

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A
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Ogden #2

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1776 - 1779  

#2. Miscellaneous Organizations Continental Army

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A
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Ogden #3 Small

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1779 - 1783  

#3. Commander-in-Chief, Aide-de-Camp, Line Officers etc.

[Generals Washington, Lee, Schuyler]

Ref. TC 3/ VL / v.annv>ANN

 

Ogden #4

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1776 - 1779  

#4. Infantry Continental Army

Ref. TC 4/ VL / v.annv> DAL

Ogden #5 sm

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1777 - 1783  

#5. Artillery

Ref. TC 5/ VL / v.annv> DAL

OGDEN Images 6 - 10

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Ogden #6

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1782   

#6. Light Infantry
[Maj-General Marquis de Lafayette]

"Humanity has won its battle.  Liberty now has a country".

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B
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Ogden #7

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1783 - 1796  

#7. Infantry & Artillery

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A
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Ogden #8

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1796 - 1799  

#8. Infantry & Musicians

Ref. TC 8/ VL / v.annv>DAL

 

Ogden #9

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1779 - 1802  

#9. Infantry Continental Army

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Ogden#10

OGDEN, H. A.

Uniforms 1779 - 1802  

#10. Commander-in-Chief & Staff [General Hamilton]

Ref. TC 10/ VL / v.annv>ANN

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