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Washington firing the first gun [i.e. cannon] at the siege of Yorktown.

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808848
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Names
Pyle, Howard (1853-1911) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1780s-1790s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-178
Topics
Washington, George, 1732-1799
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781
United States -- 1700-1799
Campaigns & battles -- Virginia -- Yorktown -- 1780-1789
Soldiers -- Virginia -- Yorktown -- 1780-1789
Cannons -- Virginia -- Yorktown -- 1780-1789
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Written on mount: "American & French officers to left behind gun [i.e. cannon]."

Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Physical Description
Form: Line photoengravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 9 x 16 cm. (3 1/2 x 6 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677161
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17613346
Barcode : 33333159314133
UUID: e91c7ca0-c530-012f-8c1b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Washington firing the first gun [i.e. cannon] at the siege of Yorktown." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f67b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Washington firing the first gun [i.e. cannon] at the siege of Yorktown." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f67b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1898). Washington firing the first gun [i.e. cannon] at the siege of Yorktown. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f67b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Washington firing the first gun [i.e. cannon] at the siege of Yorktown.