[Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781
NamesBauman, Sebastian (Creator)Scot, Robert, 1744?-1823 (Engraver)New England Historic Genealogical Society (Associated name)Photo-Electrotype Engraving Co. (Associated name)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1887 (Questionable)Place: Boston, Mass.?Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5480
TopicsSiege of Yorktown (Virginia : 1781)Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781VirginiaYorktown (Va.)
NotesStatement of responsibility: From a survey by Major Sebastian Bauman, of the New York 2d Regiment of Artillery, three days after the surrender of Cornwallis ; 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.Content: Facsimile; "This is an exact copy in every respect."Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; on sheet 85 x 58 cm
DescriptionDedicatory cartouche - dedicated to George Washington. 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 title in cartouche at bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper left. Includes bibliographical references to the British Lines.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 71249705NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646518Folder number: US250.2.09Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b31cff20-6e2c-0135-b3b3-3d5de5288012
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