Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1782

GUSN

GUSN-38006

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

maps
prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
cannons (artillery)
flags
maps
marines (visual works)
armed forces
wars
Stipple Engraved
Map
Maritime
Military
Revolutionary War
Flag
Cannon
PICTURE, MAP

Inscription

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""

Maker

Photo-Electrotype Engraving Co. (Printer)
Bauman, Sebastian (Surveyor)
Reproduction of Scot, R. (Engraver)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; NY, USA; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

35 1/2 x 25 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins

Accession Number

1935.873

Date

1782 (Date of original.)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Pennsylvania (United States)