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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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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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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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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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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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PORTABLE WRITING DESK.
Portable writing desk which belonged to Alexander Hamilton.
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0110607
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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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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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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0040015
US POSTAGE STAMP, 1847.
First United States general issue of postage stamps, 1847.
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0089605
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Beneficence of Washington. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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WASHINGTON: FUNERAL.
Title page of printed edition of speech delivered by Benjamin Trumbull at the funeral of George Washington, 1800.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Washington (left) with the Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolution, 1777. Wood engraving, American, 1887.
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ALEXANDER HAMILTON
(1755-1804). American lawyer and statesman. Etching, 1888, by Albert Rosenthal after a painting by John Trumbull.
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ALEXANDER HAMILTON
(1755-1804). American politician. Oil on panel attributed to William J. Weaver, late 18th century.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). 1st President of the United States. Washington bids farewell to his generals at Fraunces Tavern in New York City on 4 December 1783. Mezzotint, c1870, by Alexander Hay Ritchie after his own painting.
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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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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
(1706-1790). American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin's departure for London on board the ship, 'Annis,' 1724. Wood engraving, American, 1848.
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0089771
JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826).
Second President of the United States. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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TREATY OF PARIS, 1783.
'The Blessings of Peace. England's Sun Setting.' At left Benjamin Franklin is crowning the young republic, who is seated with allies, the kings of Spain and France. By contrast King George III, surrounded by lords, is at a loss of what to do. Contemporary English cartoon.
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WASHINGTON AT MONMOUTH.
General George Washington at the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, 28 June 1778. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Line and stipple engraving, 19th century, after Rembrandt Peale.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. Washington's bookmark. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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PAINE: COMMON SENSE, 1776.
Title-page of the second edition of Thomas Paine's pamphlet 'Common Sense,' owned by John Adams.
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JOHN JAY (1745-1829).
American jurist and statesman. Oil on canvas, 1794, by Gilbert Stuart.
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YORKTOWN: SURRENDER, 1781.
British General Charles Cornwallis surrendering to American General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, which ended the fighting in the American Revolution, 19 October 1781. Line engraving, mid-19th century.
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YORKTOWN: SURRENDER, 1781.
The British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, on 19 October 1781. Lithograph, 1852, by Nathaniel Currier after John Trumbull.
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JOHN ADAMS (1735-1826).
Second President of the United States. Life mask of Adams at age ninety, 1825, by John Browere.
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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Oil on canvas, 1789, by Charles Willson Peale.
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YORKTOWN: SURRENDER, 1781.
British General Charles Cornwallis surrenders to American George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, ending fighting during the American Revolution, 19 October 1781. Wood engraving after Arthur Burdett Frost (1851-1928).
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JOHN JAY (1745-1829).
American jurist and statesman. Oil on wood by John Trumbull, 1793.
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