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The Moore House, Yorktown: Scene of Cornwallis' Surrender

Inscription

Below in graphite pencil: The Moore house- celebrated in the history of/ the first siege of Yorktown as overlooking the scene/ of Cornwallis surrender- the articles of capitulation/ being signed in the right hand lower room-; lower right: ARW

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1861–65

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1040

Accession Number

55.892

Medium or Technique

Graphite on buff paper

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