Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19th 1781–By this event the clouds of war were broken, and the dawn of Peace broke forth like the light of a clear morning after a night of tempest and woe

Publisher:
Lithographed and published by Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Artist:
After a painting by John Trumbull (American, Lebanon, Connecticut 1756–1843 New York)
Date:
1877–94
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/4 x 12 3/8 in. (23.5 x 31.5 cm) sheet: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (28 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.462
Not on view
Signature: in stone below image at left and right: "Published by Currier & Ives / 115 Nassau St., N.Y."

Inscription: In stone below image, key to figures: "General O'Hara, General Lincoln, General Washington"
Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962); Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 980; Conningham 1970, 5913; Gale 6377
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 980.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 5913.

Gale Research Company, Bernard F. Reilly Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merritt Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1984, cat. no. 6377.



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