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

The Battle of Germantown: The Fight at the Doorway of the Chew Mansion, October 4, 1777
Title
The Battle of Germantown: The Fight at the Doorway of the Chew Mansion, October 4, 1777
Medium 
Graphite on beige paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. ( 32.1 x 25.1 cm )
Description 
History
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Object Number 
1936.908
Marks 
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: "GIFT OF THE ESTATE OF / HARRY A. OGDEN, THROUGH / CHARLES H. MESSINGER, EXECUTOR / OCTOBER 20, 1936"
Inscriptions 
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group