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Date made: 1834
Maker: Dorival, John; A. Baker's Lithog
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 11 1/8 x 13 3/4 in.; 28.2575 x 34.925 cm
ID number: DL*60.3423
Negative number: 2003-19982


Black and white print; image depicts a number of symbols centered around a hill. These include an eagle in the center clutching lightening bolts, a shield of stripes, a banner reading "E Pluribus Unum," three unfurled flags, a liberty cap on a trident, a cannon, a document labeled "Declaration of Rights," a horn of plenty, a couple of barrels, a palm tree and an elm tree, an anchor, a sythe, a harrow, fasces, and two packages. Rays of light emanate from the central image. A sailing ship is anchored in the right background; the left background contains an open-air classical rotunda (peristyle perhaps symbolic of a "Temple of Liberty") topped by a statue. .