Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
Moore House (Yorktown, Va.)
- Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.
- Contributor Names
- Crosby, E.
- Created Published
- Subject Headings
- - Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis,--Marquis,--1738-1805.
- - Moore House (Yorktown, Va.)
- - Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781
- - Powder flasks
- - United States--Virginia--Yorktown.
- - Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn.
- - Relief shown by hachures.
- - Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked.
- - Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end.
- - Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea.
- - Includes pictorial represenations of the Moore House and gardens where Cornwallis's surrender took place, several vessels, a conventional flowering vine, and a school of fish.
- - A listing of this horn is in "American Engraved Powder Horns", N.Y., no. 285, 1945, p. 51.
- - Housed on wooden base covered by clear plastic box casement screwed-on to base at bottom. DLC
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- 1 Map on Powder Horn : Ms., Bovine Horn, Wood ; 35 Cm. Long, 9 Cm. Diam.
- Call Number
- G3884.Y6S3 1781 .C7
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3884y ct001971 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3884y.ct001971
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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