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
Lithographed and published by Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
After a painting by John Trumbull (American, Lebanon, Connecticut 1756–1843 New York)
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)
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
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.