National Geographic : 1952 Aug
© National Geographic Society 134 Americans and French Accept the British Surrender at Yorktown, 1781. George Washington Sits on His Charger (Right) Pleading indisposition, Lord Cornwallis sent a subordinate (on foot), who capitulated to Washington's deputy, General Lincoln. Opposite: Pilgrims pray aboard the Speedwell on departure from Holland, 1620. Both paintings, John Trumbull's (above) and Robert W.Weir's, hang inthe Rotunda.