Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 1781
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Charles Cornwallis (British, London 1738–1805 Ghazipur, India)
image: 11 3/4 x 8 7/16 in. (29.8 x 21.5 cm)
sheet: 14 1/16 x 10 1/16 in. (35.7 x 25.5 cm)
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Not on view
Signature: in plate lower center: "Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., N.Y."
Inscription: in stone, below image: "Lincoln, Hamilton, Lafayette, Washington... Cornwallis, Tarleton, O'Hara, Chewton"; lower center below title: "Entered...1845 by N. Currier...N.Y."
Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 976; Conningham 1970, 5904; Gale 6369
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 976.
Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 5904.
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. 6369.