In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown
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Overall: 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm )
Gift of Mr. Alexander J. Wall
Replica of a monument in Place Vendome, Paris commemorating the victories of Napoleon. Robert Fulton who was in Paris at the time of the dedication of the monument brought it back to the U.S. It then descended to Mrs. Robert Fulton Bright, who then gave it to Mr. Wall
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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