1965.1912 and 1965.1913 Broadside and Frame, view 1
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Broadside (Woodcut)

  • Title:

    Articles of Agreement for Ship REVOLUTION

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Dunlap (Printer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1780

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Letterpress, Woodcut, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1965.1912


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Object Number

1965.1912

Object Name

Broadside (Woodcut)

Title

Articles of Agreement for Ship REVOLUTION

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Dunlap (Printer)
1747-11/27/1812
Dunlap was the first to print broadsides of the Declaration of Independence, on the evening of July 4-5, 1776.

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1780

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Top center; PHILADELPHIA: Printed by JOHN DUNLAP.

Materials

Ink; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Letterpress, Woodcut, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

24 (H) , 17.8 (W) , 16.3 (Image H) , 14.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

60.9 (H) , 45.2 (W) , 16.3 (Image H) , 14.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements by sight, in frame. H at left. W at bottom. Chain intervals: 2.6-2.8 cm; 7 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

none

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 366, p. 505.