Lot 530Declaration of Independence Engraved Broadside 1819 ‘In Congress...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am

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Declaration of Independence Engraved Broadside 1819 ‘In Congress July 4th 1776’ a John Binns, Philadelphia reproduction copy of the Declaration of Independence, a highly detailed title and text with ornate vignettes, together with facsimile signatures below, engraved by C.H. Parker, portraits engraved by J. B. Longacre and printed by James Porter, this version bears an engraved facsimile attestation to its accuracy by John Quincy Adams, then Secretary of State, measuring 65 x 90cm approx. with frayed edges, some small cracks to bottom, foxing present throughout, otherwise still very much readable, and in good condition, ready to frame

Hammer Price: £1700.00

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