The Declaration of Independence July 4th 1776, Nathaniel Currier

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Interior scene of groups of men in discussion over document in hands of one at table in forefront.

Of the many and varied lithographs issued by Currier & Ives that celebrated the fight for and success of American freedom, “The Declaration of Independence” is one of the most poignant. The image symbolizes the new nation’s pledge to fairness and belief that “all men are created equal.”

Object Creator
Currier, Nathaniel (American, 1813-1888)
Object Creation Date
Hand-colored lithograph
14 x 10 inches
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
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