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Declaration of Independence

Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Declaration of Independence
Title
Declaration of Independence
Date 
1820-1823
Medium 
Engraving
Dimensions 
Sheet: 23 3/8 x 32 1/2 in. (59.4 x 82.6 cm)
Description 
Fourth state
Credit Line 
Gift of Lucy Maria Durand Woodman
Object Number 
PR.221.44
Inscriptions 
Inscribed: John Trumbull Esq pinxt-Copy Right secured according to the Act of Congress Decr. 20th 1820.-A.B. Durand sculpt (bottom) The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America / July 4th, 1776
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group