Plan of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781


Plan of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781

Item Information

Title:
Plan of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781
Creator:
Bauman, Sebastian.
Creator:
Scot, Robert, 1744?-1823
Creator:
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Name on Item:
from a survey by Major Sebastian Bauman, of the New York 2d Regiment of Artillery, three days after the surrender of Cornwallis ; reproduced by the Photo-Electrotype Engraving Company ... from the original in the possession of the New England Historic and Genealogical Society of Boston, and is said by antiquarians to be the only authentic copy in existence.
Date:
[1887?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimiles
Places:
VirginiaYork (county)Yorktown
Publisher:
Boston : Photo Electrotype Engraving Company
Notes:
Relief shown by hachures.
Oriented with north toward the upper left.
Dedicatory cartouche - dedicated to George Washington.
Includes references to the British Lines.
"This is an exact reproduction in every respect."
Original title in cartouche at bottom.
Based on original: To His Excellency Genl. Washington, Commander in Chief of the armies of the United States of America / this plan of the investment of York and Gloucester has been surveyed and laid down and is most humbly dedicated by His Excellency's obedient servant Sebastn. Bauman, major of the New York or 2nd Regt of Artillery; this plan was taken between the 22nd & 28th of October, 1781 ; R. Scot, sculp. Philadelphia: s.n., 1782.
Original version: Philadelphia : R. Scot, 1782.
Extent:
1 map ; on sheet 85 x 58 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca.1:18,000].
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_003215
Call #:
G3884.Y6S3 1782 .B3 1887
Barcode:
39999058999424
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