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Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Library of Congress Collection
Moore House (Yorktown, Va.),Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1781--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Powder flasks--Early works to 1800
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map on powder horn : ms., bovine horn, wood ; 35 cm. long, 9 cm. diam.
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Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn.,Relief shown by hachures.,Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked.,Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end.,Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea.,Includes pictorial represenations of the Moore House and gardens where Cornwallis's surrender took place, several vessels, a conventional flowering vine, and a school of fish.,Housed on wooden base covered by clear plastic box casement screwed-on to base at bottom.