REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Bauman, Sebastian, after. Plan of York Town in Virginia and Adjacent Country, Exhibiting the Operations of the American French & English armies, during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd to the 28th Octr. [Philadelphia, 1825].
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
Bauman, Sebastian, after.
Plan of York Town in Virginia and Adjacent Country, Exhibiting the Operations of the American French & English armies, during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd to the 28th Octr. [Philadelphia, 1825].
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
Bauman, Sebastian, after. Plan of York Town in Virginia and Adjacent Country, Exhibiting the Operations of the American French & English armies, during the siege of that place in Oct. 1781. Surveyed from the 22nd to the 28th Octr. [Philadelphia, 1825].
Hand-colored engraved map, 820 x 570 mm, mounted on linen, some chipping to edges of paper, with a few internal tears and chips, mitigated by the mount.
Provenance: Philadelphia Independent Seaport Museum (proceeds will be used in the acquisition and maintenance of their collections).

RARE HAND-COLORED ENGRAVING OF THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN INCLUDING TROOP POSITIONS drawn by John F. Renault with embellishments, after the original by Sebastian Bauman, and engraved by Benjamin Tanner, on the occasion of Lafayette's 1825 tour of the United States. The detailed plan shows the British fleet in flames off the coast of the city, and the troop lines of the American and French troops including those of Lafayette, Von Steuben, Washington, Rochambeau, and others, as well as British troop positions and fortifications, each troop line colored by nationality, according to an engraved scroll containing the legend.
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