Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis(1738-1805), General and diplomat
Sitter in 13 portraits
As second-in-command of British forces during the American War of Independence, military leader Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown in 1781, bringing the conflict to a close.
by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 6 December 1791
by James Stephenson, after J.F. Renault
line and stipple engraving, circa 1860
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