When, in the Course of Human Events It Becomes Necessary

Description (Brief)
Black and white print; a lion and an eagle confronting each other across a stretch of ground in which the date "1776" appears. The lion is surrounded by caricatures of British forces, while the eagle has more realistically rendered American Colonists gathered around him.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1876
artist
Willard, Archibald M.
publisher
Ryder, James F.
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 14 1/2 in x 20 1/8 in; 36.83 cm x 51.1175 cm
overall: 16 3/4 in x 22 1/2 in; 42.545 cm x 57.15 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2580
catalog number
60.2580
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Revolutionary War
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Diplomacy
Uniforms, Military
Eagles
Music
related event
American Revolution
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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