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Collection Reference Number GLC05861
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1819 
Title The British surrendering their arms to Gen: Washington after their defeat at York Town in Virginia October 1781
Date 28 January 1819
Author Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co.  
Additional authors Allen, William (fl. 1819); Renault, John F. (John Francis) (fl. 1804)
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Copper engraving by Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. and William Allen after a drawing by John Francis Renault. Renault is supposed to have been a participant at Yorktown, although the scene is highly allegorical.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Battle (Siege, Surrender) of Yorktown  Battle  Surrender  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  
People Allen, William (fl. 1819)  Renault, John F. (John Francis) (fl. 1804)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Foreign Affairs; Arts & Literature; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859