Declaration of Independence' Preserves The Patriots' Faces
Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2015
From The Right
For nearly two centuries it has hung in the Rotunda of the Capitol in Washington an icon of the American founding by an artist who lived through the Revolution and personally met most of the men depicted in his painting. And yet John Trumbull's Declaration of Independence July 4 1776 captures a scene that never occurred.
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