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(ALLEGORIES.) John Ogborn, engraver; after S. Harding. The Birth of American Liberty. Stipple engraving, 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches, printed in sepia; minimal foxing and wear. London: T. Macklin, 1 October 1784
Thirteen young women representing the new states surround a mother playing with the infant Liberty, while "Freedom's Genius" flies above bearing a liberty cap, with ships in the background representing commerce. The poem below calls American Liberty "the destin'd Lord of the whole peopled Earth." One in OCLC, at Yale.
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