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Map of seige of Yorktown with legend in cartouche at bottom center.

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Maker
Photo-Electrotype Engraving Co. (Printer)
Bauman, Sebastian (Surveyor)
Reproduction of Scot, R. (Engraver)
Date
1782
Date of original.
Inscriptions
Printed [top]: ""REPRODUCED BY THE PHOTO-ELECTROTYPE ENGRAVING COMPANY, 63 OLIVER STREET, BOSTON, MASS./ From the Original, in the possession of the/ NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON..."" [bottom]: ""THIS PLAN was taken between the 22nd & 23rd of October 1781./ Explanation/..."" [left bottom]: ""Note The hand within the doted(sic) lines has been laid down by Survey."" [right bottom]: ""R. Scot Swip. Philad. 1782""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; NY, USA; Philadelphia, PA, USA
Material
engraving (printing process)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Cannon
cannons (artillery)
engraving (printing process)
Flag
flags
Map
maps
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Military
PICTURE, MAP
prints (visual works)
Revolutionary War
Stipple Engraved
wars
Dimensions
35 1/2 x 25 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.873
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins
GUSN
38006

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