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The Declaration Committee: Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, John Adams, of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin, of Pennsylvania, Roger Sherman of Connecticut, Robert R. Livingston, of New York, Were Appointed June 11th, 1776 a Committee to Draw Up a Declaration .

Currier & Ives
Format
Visual Materials; Online
Description
1 print : lithograph, col. ; 31 x 41 cm.
Published
[New York : Currier & Ives], c1876.
Language
English
Notes
  • "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1876 by Currier & Ives, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
  • There is residual type evidence that additional information was originally printed at the bottom corners of the print.
  • Group portrait, showing Jefferson (quill pen in hand), Sherman and Livingston seated at a table; Franklin (holding a draft of the document) and Adams are standing. A globe and 2 books, 1 opened, are on the floor near Jefferson's chair.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of Albert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

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KF4506 .A2 C87 1876