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The Battle of Germantown: The Fight at the Doorway of the Chew Mansion, October 4, 1777

Object Number: 
Graphite on beige paper
Overall: 12 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 32.1 x 25.1 cm )
inscription: upper right: "Historic Doorways" inscription: lower left: "Doorway of 'Clivedon' / The Chew House. / Germantown Pa. / 4 Oct 1777" inscription: lower right: "Around which the / Battle of Germantown raged / (Still standing)" stamped: on back
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Doorway of 'Cliveden' / The Chew House. / Germantown Pa. / 4 Oct 1777..."; at upper right: "Historic Doorways"
Gallery Label: 
This is a preliminary sketch for a series by Ogden on "Historic Doorways."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group