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Title
[Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781
Names
Bauman, Sebastian (Creator)
Scot, Robert, 1744?-1823 (Engraver)
New England Historic Genealogical Society (Associated name)
Photo-Electrotype Engraving Co. (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887 (Questionable)
Place: Boston, Mass.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5480
Topics
Siege of Yorktown (Virginia : 1781)
Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781
Virginia
Yorktown (Va.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 map ; on sheet 85 x 58 cm
Description
Dedicatory 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 Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 71249705
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646518
Folder number: US250.2.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b31cff20-6e2c-0135-b3b3-3d5de5288012
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "[Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c96b7910-6e2c-0135-b33c-000349d4301a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "[Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c96b7910-6e2c-0135-b33c-000349d4301a

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1887). [Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c96b7910-6e2c-0135-b33c-000349d4301a

Wikipedia Citation

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[Pla]n of the Siege of Yorktown, 1781