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WASHINGTON: INAUGURATION.
The inauguration of George Washington as the first president of the United States at Federal Hall, New York City, 30 April 1789. Mezzotint, 1849.
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HAMILTON-BURR DUEL, 1804.
The duel fought between Alexander Hamilton (right) and Aaron Burr at Weehawken, New Jersey, 11 July 1804, in which Hamilton was fatally wounded.
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HAMILTON-BURR DUEL, 1804.
An artist's reconstruction of the duel fought between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr at Weehawken, New Jersey, on July 11, 1804.
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WASHINGTON: FAREWELL, 1783.
George Washington taking leave of his officers in Fraunces Tavern in New York City, 4 December 1783. Chromolithograph illustration by Henry Alexander Ogden, c1893.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin in Watt's Printing Office, Great Queen Street, London. Wood engraving after a painting by Eyre Crowe (English School, 19th century).
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Engraving by Claude Louis Desrais, c1795.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON.
(1732-1799). Washington at Princeton. Contemporary painting, 18th century.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN.
(1706-1790). Politician, scientist, inventor, writer, statesman, USA. Painting by Duplessis, 1780.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. George Washington and his Cabinet. Left to right: Henry Knox, Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Randolph, Alexander Hamilton, and Washington. Steel engraving, American, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743-1826).
Third President of the United States. 'Look on this picture, and on this.' American cartoon, 1807, unfavourably comparing then-President Thomas Jefferson (right) to his predecessor, George Washington.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat. The reception of Franklin in France. Chromolithograph, c1888.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat. Mezzotint engraving by Henry S. Sadd, c1846 after a painting by Tompkins Harrison Matteson.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman, and diplomat. Engraving, 1809.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, inventor, scientist, statesman, and diplomat. Engraving, French, late 18th century.
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MAGNETIZING FRANKLIN.
French physician Charles Deslon (1750-1786), a disciple of Franz Mesmer, attempts to magnetize Benjamin Franklin in Franklin's home at Passy, France, 1784. Wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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FRANCE: TREATY OF ALLIANCE.
Benjamin Franklin receives the articles of the Treaty of Alliance with France from King Louis XVI in June 1778. Lithograph, 19th century.
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WASHINGTON: INAUGURATION.
The inauguration of George Washington as the first president of the United States at Federal Hall, New York City, on 30 April 1789: colored engraving, 19th century.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin on his diplomatic mission to France aboard the U.S.S. 'Reprisal' in the autumn of 1776. Illustration by Howard Pyle (1853-1911).
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, statesman, and diplomat. Franklin before the lord's council, Whitehall Chapel, London, 1774. Engraving by Robert Whitechurch after a painting by Christian Schussele, c1859.
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SHAYS' REBELLION, 1786.
Proclamation by the State of Pennsylvania offering a reward for Daniel Shays and three other leaders of Shays' Rebellion of 1786. Signed by Benjamin Franklin, 19 May 1787.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Painting by Charles Willson Peale.
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YORKTOWN: SURRENDER, 1781.
British General Charles O'Hara surrendering the sword of General Cornwallis to American General Robert Lincoln at Yorktown. George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette look on. Lithograph by Nathaniel Currier, c1846.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Young George Washington fox-hunting in Virginia with his friend, Lord Fairfax. Engraving, c1850.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Washington at the siege of Yorktown in 1781, holding a copy of the Declaration of Independence. Contemporary French line engraving by Noel Le Mire.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Benjamin Franklin playing Chess with Mrs. Howe in London, December 1774. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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ALEXANDER HAMILTON
(1755-1804). American politician. Painting by John Trumbull, 1792.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). 1st President of the United States. Oil on canvas, 1796, by Gilbert Stuart, known as the Athenaeum portrait.
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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.
Benjamin Franklin at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, 1787.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
(1706-1790). American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin before the Lords of the Privy Council, Whitehall Chapel, London, 1774: colored engraving, 1859.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin, assisted by his son William, proving the identity of lightning and electricity by his celebrated kite and key experiment of June 1752. Pen and ink drawing, late 19th century.
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PORTABLE WRITING DESK.
Portable writing desk which belonged to Alexander Hamilton.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Aquatint, German, 1818.
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JOHN HANCOCK (1737-1793).
American merchant and Revolutionary statesman. Autograph signature.
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HAMILTON- BURR DUEL, 1804.
An artist's reconstruction of the duel fought between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr at Weehawken, New Jersey, on 11 July 1894.
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HISTORY.
Portrait of general George Washington (1732-1799) in 1781 during the American War of Independence. Engraving. Full credit: De Agostini / M. Seemuller / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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HISTORY.
The Founding Fathers presenting their draft of the Declaration of Independence to Congress, June 28, 1776, by John Trumbull (1756-1843), 1819. Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, the United States, 18th century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.
George Washington presiding at the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787. Line engraving, American, 1823.
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JEFFERSON: INAUGURATION.
Thomas Jefferson hitching his horse before entering the Capitol, Washington, D.C. to deliver his first inaugural address, 1801. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743-1826).
Third President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson, 'The Pride of America.' Engraving by Thomas Gimbrede, early 19th century.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Washington and his generals. Painting by an unknown artist, c1815.
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