Surrender of Cornwallis

Surrender of Cornwallis

Description (Brief)
Colored print of Cornwallis handing his sword to Washington. The American troops stand on the left, the British on the right. The French fleet and the wall of the fort at Yorktown are in the background. In the right foreground are a cannon and a drum.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1845
depicted
Washington, George
Cornwallis, Charles
maker
Baillie, James S.
place made
United States: New York, New York
depicted
United States: Virginia, Yorktown
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 1/2 in x 12 in; 21.59 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2534
catalog number
60.2534
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Revolutionary War
Diplomacy
Chronology: 1840-1849
Uniforms, Military
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
related event
Seige and Surrender of British Forces at Yorktown, Virginia
American Revolution
Surrender at Yorktown
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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