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Declaration of Independence Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler.

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3103T
Lot:
1014
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Declaration of Independence Facsimile After Benjamin Owen Tyler. New York: Printed by Lang & Lang, Published by Horace Thayer, Engraved by Peter Maverick, 1818. Large rolled engraving consisting of a reproduction of John Trumbull's painting, Declaration of Independence at the top, Tyler's pen facsimile of the text with reproductions of the signatures, flanked by a grape border tinted in green; the whole presented on the original wooden scroll and molding (painted black), mounted on linen with blue silk ribbon edging (frayed and fragmentary), the surface varnished and toned, bottom scroll detached, tears to top, 29 1/4 x 44 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

Benjamin Owen Tyler, Horace Thayer, Peter Maverick, American Enlightenment, Arts, Declaration of Independence, Declarations of independence, John Trumbull, Painting, Signature, United States Declaration of Independence, Visual arts

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