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Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19th 1781

Artist and publisher:
Lithographed and published by Nathaniel Currier (American, Roxbury, Massachusetts 1813–1888 New York)
Artist:
After John Trumbull (American, Lebanon, Connecticut 1756–1843 New York)
Date:
1852
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 15 9/16 x 24 11/16 in. (39.5 x 62.7 cm) sheet: 23 1/4 x 32 5/16 in. (59 x 82 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.540
Not on view
Inscription: in stone below image at left: "from the original painting by Colonel Trumbull in the Capitol at Washington."
Adele S. Colgate (American, 1884–1962); Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, 1884–1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 978; Conningham 1970, 5906; Gale 6378
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 978.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 5906.

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. 6378.



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