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2006.44.1211AB (RS98720)

Description

Round wood box that is engraved with a scene of General Cornwallis surrendering to General George Washington.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Reddition de la Ville d'Uln en 1805 (cut into)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
Associated events
Battle of Yorktown (1781)
People and organizations
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
15/16 x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1211AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
170946

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