Overall: 41 1/2 x 37 in. ( 105.4 x 94 cm )
printed: on banner held by Franklin: WHERE LIBERTY / DWELLS THERE IS / MY COUNTRY"
printed: on shield held by allegorical figure seated next to Washington: "AMERICAN / INDEPEND- / -ANCE. / 1776"
Linen printed textile fragment with the apotheosis of Benjamin Franklin depicted in green on white ground; additional figures include a personification of liberty standing next to Franklin and a female warrior holding a shield with thirteen stars floating in the air on his opposite side, George Washington standing upright in a chariot drawn by a pair of leopards and led by two Native Americans blowing trumpets and waving banners, and a pair of cupids holding between them an oval map showing the Atlantic Ocean and the eastern half of North America.
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