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1776 Collection

Background image1776 Collection: Thirteen original colonies in 1776

Thirteen original colonies in 1776
American colonies at the outbreak of the Revolution. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: Pine Tree flag of the American Revolution

Pine Tree flag of the American Revolution
American soldier carrying the Pine Tree flag, Revolutionary War. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a painting by George Maynard

Background image1776 Collection: Document commissioning John Paul Jones as a US Navy captain

Document commissioning John Paul Jones as a US Navy captain
John Paul Joness commission as captain in the US Navy, from the Congress, 1776. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background image1776 Collection: Battle of Long Island, New York, Revolutionary War

Battle of Long Island, New York, Revolutionary War
Retreat of American army from Long Island after defeat by the British, 1776. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: New London, Connecticut, 1776

New London, Connecticut, 1776
Seaport of New London, Connecticut in 1776. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a contemporary sketch

Background image1776 Collection: Sullivans Island bombarded by the British, 1776

Sullivans Island bombarded by the British, 1776
American defense of Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island, Charleston SC, 1776. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century F.C. Yohn illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00074

EVRV2A-00074
American Declaration of Independence, 1776. Watercolor wash over a 19th century woodcut reproduction of the document

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00003

EVRV2A-00003
Committee writing the Declaration of Independence, 1776: Franklin, Jefferson, Livingston, Adams, and Sherman (left - right). Hand-colored engraving

Background image1776 Collection: Death of Nathan Hale, 1776

Death of Nathan Hale, 1776
Nathan Hale hanged by the British as a spy, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00045

EVRV2A-00045
Independence Hall in Philadelphia where the Continental Congress met to write the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00053

EVRV2A-00053
Delegates signing the Declaration of American Independence, July 4, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: Hand-colored engraving

Hand-colored engraving
Siege of Charleston, South Carolina. by the British during the American Revolution. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00088

EVRV2A-00088
Americans tearing down the statue of King George III in New York City to celebrate independence, July 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00204

EVRV2A-00204
George Washington and his Continental Army ferried across the Delaware River to attack Trenton, New Jersey, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: Declaration of Independence read to crowds in Philadelphia, 1776

Declaration of Independence read to crowds in Philadelphia, 1776
John Nixon reading the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, July 8, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00185

EVRV2A-00185
Wounded Hessian Colonel Rahl surrenders Trenton to George Washington, December 1776. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00004

EVRV2A-00004
Colonists tearing down the kings arms from Independence Hall, July 8, 1776, in celebration of American independence Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00024

EVRV2A-00024
Hessian commander Rahl mortally wounded during the American attack on Trenton, New Jersey, December 1776. Printed color engraving

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00027

EVRV2A-00027
Thomas Jefferson reading his rough draft of the Declaration of Independence to Ben Franklin, 1776. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00174

EVRV2A-00174
Map showing the thirteen colonies which joined together as the original thirteen states in 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00068

EVRV2A-00068
British attack on Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00090

EVRV2A-00090
General George Washington transferring troops across the East River in retreat from Long Island, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: PREV2D-00001

PREV2D-00001
Nathan Hale statue outside the Chicago Tribune Building, North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Digital photograph

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00126

EVRV2A-00126
Draft of the Declaration of Independence in Jeffersons handwriting, page 1. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background image1776 Collection: PREV2A-00078

PREV2A-00078
Execution of patriot Nathan Hale by the British, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00141

EVRV2A-00141
Portraits of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, with the drafting Committee in the middle, Philadelphia, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: PREV2A-00077

PREV2A-00077
Nathan Hale, who said, " I regret I have but one life to give for my country, " when hanged by the British as a spy. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: Delaware colonists cheer the Declaration of Independence

Delaware colonists cheer the Declaration of Independence
Patriots celebrate the Declaration of Independence in Dover, Delaware, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: British troops taking New Jersey over the Hudson River, 1776

British troops taking New Jersey over the Hudson River, 1776
British forces landing on the New Jersey shore of the Hudson River, November, 20, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00230

EVRV2A-00230
British North American colonies in 1776. Printed color lithograph of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00202

EVRV2A-00202
George Washingtons army crossing the icy Delaware River to attack Trenton, December 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00191

EVRV2A-00191
Reading the Declaration of Independence at the Old State House in Boston, 1776. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00198

EVRV2A-00198
Bellman told to ring the Liberty Bell to announce the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: Declaration of Independence cheered in North Carolina, 1776

Declaration of Independence cheered in North Carolina, 1776
North Carolina colonials celebrating news of the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: PPRE2A-00083

PPRE2A-00083
Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00246

EVRV2A-00246
Continental Congress leaving Independence Hall to hear the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia, PA, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a Howard Pyle illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00005

EVRV2A-00005
Reading the Declaration of Independence to cheering colonists in Philadelphia, July 4, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00010

EVRV2A-00010
Sergeant Jasper with the South Carolina flag at the Battle of Fort Moultrie, American Revolution, 1776. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background image1776 Collection: EVRV2A-00020

EVRV2A-00020
Signing the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. Printed halftone reproduction of Trumbull painting


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