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Vintage illustration features Patrick Henry delivering his speech on the rights of the colonies, before the Virginia Assembly, convened at Richmond, March 23rd 1775, concluding with "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" which became the war cry of the American Revolution.

"George Washington and His Staff at Valley Forge," depicts General George Washington and six officers in a snowy landscape. Valley Forge, where the Continental Army was headquartered during the Revolutionary War, is known for the harsh winter conditions that resulted in the death of 2,500 soldiers. The scene emphasizes the heroic officers on horseback, including Marquis de Lafayette, Nathaniel Greene, Anthony Wayne, and Henry Knox. The image conveys patriotism through its portrayal of the esteemed officers during the Revolutionary War.

Portrait of George Washington, first U.S. President. Washington was a commanding officer in the Continental U.S. Army during the Revolutionary War against the British. From Virginia, Washington was born February 22, 1732, and died December 14, 1799. Signature. Illustration published in The New Eclectic History of the United States by M. E. Thalheimer (American Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago) in 1881 and 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain.

"This vintage engraving depicts the portrait of the second President of the United States, John Adams (1735 - 1826). He is considered one of the most important Founding Fathers of the United States. Engraved by James Barton Longacre (1794 - 1869) after the painting by Gilbert Stuart (1755 - 1828). Published in an 1865 collection of American portraits, it is now in the public domain. Digital restoration by Steven Wynn Photography."

"James Madison (1751-1836) on engraving from 1859. Fourth President of the United States during 1809aa1817. Engraved by unknown artist and published in Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, Germany,1859."

Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) on engraving from 1835. Founding father of the United States. Engraved by E.Prudhomme and published in ''National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans Volume II'',USA,1835.

Portrait of Benjamin franklin 1706-1790,was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Vintage etching circa late 19th century.

This illustration depicts an allegorical representation of America as a female figure dressed in classical attire, accompanied by Roman deities Minerva, Ceres, and Mercury, symbolizing wisdom, commerce, and agriculture respectively. On the right side of the illustration is a triumphal arch celebrating the victories of the War of 1812, and an equestrian statue of George Washington. The beehive and cornucopia symbolize industry and prosperity, while a woman spinning represents domestic work. The illustration reflects the romantic notion of the United States as the inheritor of the ancient Roman republic, pride in military victory, and glorification of domestic production, which fostered the idea that the young nation was on the cusp of an "era of good feelings."

Vintage illustration features President Ulysses S. Grant sitting at the center of a large table, signing the 15th amendment, granting that the right to vote cannot be denied on basis of race or color. The amendment granted African-American men the right to vote and was adopted into the U.S. Constitution in 1870.

John Jay (December 12, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States

George Washington walks to the presidential coach. Illustration published in The New Eclectic History of the United States by M. E. Thalheimer (American Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago) in 1881 and 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain.

Portrait of George Washington, first U.S. President. Washington was a commanding officer in the Continental U.S. Army during the Revolutionary War against the British. From Virginia, Washington was born February 22, 1732, and died December 14, 1799. Illustration published in First Lessons in Our Country’s History by William Swinton, A.M. (Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Company, New York and Chicago) in 1872.

George Washington (1731-1799) on engraving from 1859. First President of the U.S.A. during 1789-1797 and commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War during 1775-1783. Considered as Father of his country. Engraved by unknown artist and published in ''Portrait Gallery of Eminent Men and Women with Biographies'',USA,1873.

Portrait of George Washington, first U.S. President. Washington was a commanding officer in the Continental U.S. Army during the Revolutionary War against the British. From Virginia, Washington was born February 22, 1732, and died December 14, 1799. Signature. Illustration published in The New Eclectic History of the United States by M. E. Thalheimer (American Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago) in 1881 and 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain.

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin, an inventor, printer, and Founding Father of the United States. Franklin was born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, and died April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Illustration published in First Lessons in Our Country’s History by William Swinton, A.M. (Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, & Company, New York and Chicago) in 1872.

Vintage illustration features British General Charles Cornwallis surrendering his army to General George Washington at Yorktown on October 19, 1781, giving up any chance of winning the American Revolutionary War. Cornwallis couldn't bring himself to hand over his sword to Washington in person, so he sent one of his generals instead, General Charles O'Hara.

Engraving From 1881 Commemorating The First Presidential Cabinet. The Men Featured Are (From Left To Right) Henry Knox, Thomas Jefferson, Edmond Randolph, Alexander Hamilton, And President George Washington.

A portrait of John Adams, 2nd President and Founding Father of the United States from 1797 to 1801. From Massachusetts, Adams was born October 30, 1735, and died July 4, 1826. Illustration published in The New Eclectic History of the United States by M. E. Thalheimer (American Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago) in 1881 and 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain.

Portrait of James Monroe, a Founding Father and the 5th President of the United States. Monroe was born April 28, 1758, in Virginia and died July 4, 1831, in New York. Illustration published in The New Eclectic History of the United States by M. E. Thalheimer (American Book Company; New York, Cincinnati, and Chicago) in 1881 and 1890. Copyright expired; artwork is in Public Domain.

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