NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD UNIFORM, 1905. C Company 7th Regiment, blue-grey wool felt with gilt brass buttons, black felt and metallic gold trim. Ch-38, inseam L-34. (Very minor moth damage). Provenance: Oswald W. Uhl, registered as marksman in 1899. Together with a Company C 7th Regiment hat.
Chapeau, 1858-60, worn by Francis Wilkinson Pickens as Ambassador to Russia under President James Buchanan. His chapeau, made by Hayden & Whilden of Charleston, has a circular cockade with a palmetto tree and the South Carolina motto: Animis Opibusque Parati (Prepared in Mind and Resources). Charleston Museum