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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)

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

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