Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-170946

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
Box

Inscription

Reddition de la Ville d'Uln en 1805 (cut into)

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Associated Events

Battle of Yorktown (1781)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

15/16 x 3 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1211AB