The Declaration of Independence

Nathaniel Currier, American, 1813 - 1888
after John Trumbull, American, 1756 - 1843


about 1835-1856

Hand colored lithograph on wove paper

Image: 8 9/16 × 12 13/16 in. (21.7 × 32.5 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/16 × 13 7/8 in. (25.5 × 35.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



N. Currier Lithographer, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in stone, lower left margin: LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER,; inscribed, on stone, lower right margin: 2 SPRUCE ST. N.Y.; inscribed, on stone, lower center: THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. / JULY 4TH [TH in superscript and underscored] / JULY 4TH 1776. / 385.

Exhibition History

American Intellectual and Cultural History Through the Civil War, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, History 30, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-September 6, 1992.


Source unknown.

Catalogue Raisonne

Peters (1976): 983; Conningham (1949): 1531; Gale Research (1983): 1664

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