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The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

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Description: John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter
An avid reader from his youth, Trumbull developed many of the tastes of his European contemporaries— including a respect for the great deeds of the past and for literature and art that instructed men’s moral sensibilities...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.42-92
Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
The presence of British troops in colonial Boston had long been a point of contention among the city’s progressive politicians. On the night of 5 March 1770, in King Street, a mob of local men and boys taunted a British sentry standing guard at the city’s customs house...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.74-133

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