Auction 122, Lot 344

"Plan of Yorktown and Vicinity, showing the Historical Sites of 1781, and the Celebration Grounds of 1881",

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1881 (circa)

Publication: Harper's Weekly

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 9.2 inches
35.6 x 23.4 cm

Interesting map of Yorktown created on the 100th anniversary of Washington's victory in that battle. The map is filled with fascinating notations about the battle, including the camps of General Washington, Rochambeau, Lincoln, Pickering, Baron Viomenil, Marquis St. Simon, Baron Steuben, Clinton and the militias. The field where the British laid down their arms is noted, as well as the Temple farm, where the 1881 celebration encampment was located.

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Condition: A

A few soft creases.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/5/2007

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