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US American War of Independence. The Surrender of Earl Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Army in North America) to General Washington & Count DeRochambeau, on the 19th. of Octr. 1781 whereby the Posts of York-Town & Gloucester in Virginia, where then given up to the combined Forces of America & France. Original copper engraving by Thornton in Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England 1782
London: Alexander Hogg 1782 - original copper plate engraving by Thornton (signature in the copper plate) after a drawing of Hamilton on handmade paper, size of the copper plate about 21,5 x 30 cm, paper size about 22 x 38 cm, some weak stains in the margins, otherwise in very good condition, very rare 2100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
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