'Siege of Yorktown', 1781 (c1836). Artist: Auguste Couder

'Siege of Yorktown', 1781 (c1836). Artist: Auguste Couder

1-156-777 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

'Siege of Yorktown', 1781 (c1836). French General Jean de Rochambeau (1725-1807) and American General George Washington (1732-1799) giving the last orders for the attack, October 1781. The British under Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) were defeated in the battle, the decisive engagement in the American War of Independence.


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Image Aliases

  1. 004363
  1. 0390003547
  1. 1-156-777
  1. 1156777
  1. 3547
  1. 004363
  1. C202998

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4554x3839
File Size : 51,220kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Auguste Couder, attributed to: French: Artist, painter
Subject
  1. George Washington: American: First President of USA, general, commander-in-chief of colonial armies
  2. Jean de Rochambeau: French: Soldier, General
People Related
  1. Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis: British: soldier and statesman, Governor general of Bengal
Medium
  1. Oil
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- North and Central America
  3. ------ United States
  4. --------- Virginia
  5. ------------ York
  6. --------------- Yorktown
  1. 37 14 00 N , 076 30 00 W

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