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Stock# 58825
Description

Lively image of a crowd watching the reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

Fine image of the reading of the Declaration of Independence, which appeared in Barnard's New-Completed Authentic History of England.

The image is also known to have been separately issued.

Engraved by Noble and drawn by William Hamilton (1751-1801).

The print is surrounded by a highly stylized border with a royal military motif at the bottom.

A separately issued example can be found in the Kean Archives in Philadelphia.  The view was sold at Heritage Auctions for $1,540 on January 30, 2014, lot #15.