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A rare 1776 printing of the Declaration of Independence went on public display for the first time in more than a century.
The prints will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution, in Philadelphia, pennsylvania, by the end of 2019 at the latest. This is the first time the print has been displayed in a museum.
Pressed by the newspaper’s publisher and printer John Holt, in New-York in 1776, he was directed to Climb. David Mulford, a Revolutionary War colonel who died of the smallpox in 1778. The print has remained in the possession of the Mulford family until at least 2017, when it was sold to the Holly Metcalf Kinyon, who was a descendant of the Certificate of the signer, John Witherspoon.
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“The Mulford family and a deep appreciation for the history enabled me to connect with my American heritage, in a profound way,” said Kinyon, in a statement. “Women have played an important role in the conservation of this print Statement, and it has been my privilege to get to see it displayed publicly, again, by the Museum of the American Revolution.”
The 1776 printing of the Declaration of Independence.
The Museum of the American Revolution)
“We are honored to be able to share the extraordinary wealth of the American founding to our visitors this summer,” said Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and chief executive officer of the Museum of the American Revolution. “It is humbling to stand in the presence of a public witness to our nation’s birth.”
, Revolutionary War artifacts, and provide a fascinating insight into the events that shaped America.” The Items are in the Museum of the Revolution in the collection are George Washington’s tent, and his headquarters flag.
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In December 2018, and the remains of the famous Revolutionary War frigate, USS Bonhomme Richard, was discovered off the coast of the united kingdom for more than 200 years after it sank, after a battle at sea.
A hand-written note on the back of the printing of the Declaration of Independence. The Museum of the American Revolution)
Earlier this year, it is a rare powder horn that had belonged to an African-American soldier killed in the Revolutionary War, went on display at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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