Declaration of Independence
Overall: 28 1/4 x 21 1/8 in. ( 71.8 x 53.7 cm )
Silk lithographed broadside with a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence in a garland of the original thirteen states' seals and topped by medallion portraits of Washington, Jefferson, and Adams and flags, cornucopias, and a bald eagle; border of stars; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
printed: in center: "IN CONGRESS JULY 4TH 1776, / THE UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES/ of/ AMERICA/When in the course of human events..."
printed: in garland: "JEFFERSON/ WASHINGTON/ ADAMS/"
printed: across bottom: "To the People ofthe United States this Engraving of Declaration of Independence is most respectfully inscribed: Woodruff"
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