The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

Description (Brief)
Colored print; interior scene showing the composers and signers of the Declaration of Independence. The chairman sits in an uphostered armchair at a table in the foreground. A group of men stand before the table. The rest of the men are seated or standing around the perimeter of the room. A man seated at a table at right appears to be taking notes.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1850
depicted
Hancock, John
Adams, John
Franklin, Benjamin
Jefferson, Thomas
maker
Sarony & Major
Sarony, Napoleon
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 in x 12 in; 20.32 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2535
catalog number
60.2535
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Revolutionary War
Costume
Diplomacy
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Furnishings
related event
Declaration of Independence, Signing of
American Revolution
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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