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1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition Poster


Fabulous poster reads: "In Remembrance of the One Hundreth Anniversary of the Independence of the United States." The eighteen presidents who served from the beginning of the Republic to 1876 are pictured; Washington to Grant. Independence Hall and Faneuil Hall are pictured at the upper left and right respectively, with the Bunker Hill Monument depicted in the center. "The Struggle for Liberty" and "Peace and Prosperity" are pictured in the bottom left and right respectively. A view of the Centennial Exhibition Buildings, Philadelphia are also illustrated. The last two lines of the Star Spangled Banner appear as well. Also illustrated are Israel Putnam, Philip Schuyler, Horatio Gates, Nathaniel Greene, Benjamin Lincoln and John Sullivan. 20" x 30" Water stains along the right portion of the piece, paper loss on top edge, yellowed paper. Printed on heavy paper. Despite its condition it is a wonderful piece of American history. (Stock number 003wf0408a) $300.00


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