Format Maps
Contributors Crosby, E.
Dates 1781
Location United States
Virginia
Yorktown
Language English
Subjects Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
History
Marquis
Moore House (Yorktown, Va.)
Powder Flasks
Siege
United States
Virginia
Yorktown
Yorktown (Va.)
Title
Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781.
Contributor Names
Crosby, E.
Created / Published
1781.
Subject Headings
-  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis,--Marquis,--1738-1805
-  Moore House (Yorktown, Va.)
-  Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781
-  Powder flasks
-  United States--Virginia--Yorktown
Notes
-  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.
Medium
1 map on powder horn : ms., bovine horn, wood ; 35 cm. long, 9 cm. diam.
Call Number
G3884.Y6S3 1781 .C7
Repository
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
2007632271
http://lccn.loc.gov/2007632271


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