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Object ID 1985.007
Object Name Engraving
Title The Declaration of Independence
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1823
Artist John Trumbull (artist)
Made Asher B. Durand (engraver)
Description Framed, colored engraving of "The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America": Interior scene with John Hancock at the center right with Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston standing before him (Jefferson holding the Declaration). This group is surrounded by 48 standing and seated members of Congress.
Dimensions H-26 L-35.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Engravings
History
Search Terms Declaration of Independence
Asher Durand
John Trumbull
Engravings
Room Front Parlor
Event Signing of the Declaration of Independence
Medium Engraving