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(DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.) Smith, George G.; engraver. Declaration of Independence, in Congress July 4th 1776. Engraved broadside, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches; minor foxing and wear, mount remnants on verso. Boston: Charles Root, circa 1849
The Declaration is rendered in small calligraphic text above facsimile signatures, surrounded by an elaborate decorative border depicting the 12 presidents through Zachary Taylor and the seals of the 13 original states. This is the second issue, with Taylor added in place of a view of the Capitol. Bidwell 20n; Hart 590a.
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