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Congress Voting Independence

Congress Voting Independence
Artist
Edward Savage, 26 Nov 1761 - 6 Jul 1817
Sitter
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826
Roger Sherman, c. 19 Apr 1721 - 23 Jul 1793
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826
John Hancock, 12 Jan 1737 - 8 Oct 1793
Edward Rutledge, 23 Nov 1749 - 23 Jan 1800
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Charles Carroll, 1737 - 1832
Richard Henry Lee, 20 Jan 1732 - 19 Jun 1794
Samuel Adams, 27 Sep 1722 - 2 Oct 1803
Date
1906 restrike from c. 1803 unfinished plate
Type
Print
Medium
Stipple and line engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 47.9 x 65.5 cm (18 7/8 x 25 13/16")
Sight: 49.2 x 67 cm (19 3/8 x 26 3/8")
Topic
Interior
Printed Material\Document
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane
Interior\Legislative chamber
Edward Rutledge: Male
Edward Rutledge: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\State Legislator\South Carolina
Edward Rutledge: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Planter
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Governor\South Carolina
Charles Carroll: Male
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Charles Carroll: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Railroad
Charles Carroll: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Planter
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\State Senator\Maryland
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\US Senator\Maryland
John Adams: Male
John Adams: Literature\Writer
John Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
John Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
John Adams: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
John Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat
John Adams: Politics and Government\President of US
John Adams: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin: Male
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Printer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster
John Hancock: Male
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
John Hancock: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Richard Henry Lee: Male
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Richard Henry Lee: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Planter
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia
Roger Sherman: Male
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Roger Sherman: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Justice of the Peace
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution
Roger Sherman: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary
Roger Sherman: Crafts and Trades\Cobbler
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Public official\Mayor\New Haven, CT
Samuel Adams: Male
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\Massachusetts
Thomas Jefferson: Male
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of State
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia
Thomas Jefferson: Education and Scholarship\Founder\University
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.74.59
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery