American Revolution Museum at Yorktown Artifact Gallery
Objects made and used during the second half of the 18th century will be exhibited throughout the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown galleries. A sampling of the museum’s collection of more than 1,300 artifacts of the American Revolution and early national periods – including documents, paintings, engravings, military equipment, tools, personal effects and furnishings – is presented here.
Statue of George Washington
Portrait of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, circa 1733.
Portrait of King George III in coronation robes, from the studio of Allan Ramsay.
Charles Cornwallis, by Daniel Gardner, early 1780s.
Declaration of Independence broadside, 1776, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, c. 1800.
Frontispiece Phyllis Wheatley Poems, 1773,
Benjamin Franklin Portrait Medallion
Lord Rodneys flagship Formidable
Tobias Lear dome trunk
Wedgewood cameo medallion
Louis XIV King of France
creamware jug, 1770s
Wood desk, or bureau, made in the 1790s
American eagle detail on 1790s bureau
Daniel Morgan miniature portrait
Iron slave shackles
Silver and brass gorget, made in the late 18th century in Albany, New York.
18th century, 26-inch-tall doll from Chalkley Farm in southern England.
American silver-hilted, eagle-pommel sword
End of Pain British halfpenny
Brass surveyor's compass
George Washington epaulette star
James River Bank note, 1773
Firing Glass inscribed ‘Success to Trade,’ English, circa 1765.
Mahogany or rosewood octant with brass fittings, 1750-60.