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


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: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Samuel Walker, Boston


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


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]


Source unknown.

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