Cornwallis Resigning his Sword to Washington, from The history and topography of the United States of North America

Archer & Boilly Engravers, American, active 1834, after Robert Smirke I, English, 1752 - 1845

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before 1834

Engraving on paper

Image: 7 13/16 × 6 5/16 in. (19.9 × 16.1 cm)

Sheet: 11 × 9 7/16 in. (28 × 23.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.X.210

Publisher

Samuel Walker, Boston

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Titled, in plate, lower center: CORNWALLIS RESIGNING HIS / SWORD TO WASHINGTON.; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: Painted by Smirke; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: Archer & Boilly Sc. / Vol. 1. page 288.; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: [indistinct]

Provenance

Source unknown.

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