Broadside

Broadside
Title
Broadside
Date 
ca. 1876
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 16 in. ( 53.3 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
White silk broadside printed with the text of the Declaration of Independence and all the names of the signers.
Object Number 
1976.23
Marks 
printed: all over: "IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776,/ THE/ UNANIMOUS DECLARATION of the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES of/ AMERICA./When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the/ EARTH, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature's GOD entitle them..."
Gallery Label 
This reproduction of the Declaration of Indepence was probably made for the celebration of the U.S. Centennial in 1876.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group