Declaration of Independence , the First Facsimile Engraving.
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Declaration of Independence, the First Facsimile Engraving. Washington, DC: Benjamin Owen Tyler, [Engraved by Peter Maverick (1780-1831)], 1818. Large folio engraved facsimile with large title at top, engraved text in cursive and several display fonts, and facsimile signatures below, insect damage with loss to top of document with old repairs made with glassine tape and some white over painting, small water spot to bottom left corner, overall toning, in a very substantial wooden frame, 30 x 24 in.
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