Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Each frame uses authentic US Postal stamps surrounded by a brief write-up and printed art, which embrace the subject or occupation.
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- Great for Birthdays, Retirements, Graduations, Achievements, Holidays, Or just to say thank you.
- Even great for your personal collection.
Ready To Hang
- Framed in a rich mahogany colored polystyrene frame.
- Double matted with a top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat.
- Complete with acrylic glass, a dust cover for the back, a sawtooth hanger and protective wall bumpers.
Unique Framed Gifts uses real United States Postal Service stamps surrounded by printed words that embrace the subject and enhance the work while surrounded by a dark blue top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat. The mahogany colored polystyrene frame comes ready to hang for all to view in an office, den, school or nearly anywhere. A truly unique and perfect gift created for the person, company or organization passionate about the story they closely relate to, while appreciating quality work by dedicated American art framers. Each stamp is pulled by hand and mounted onto the print with a spray glue mount, since most stamps are canceled no two stamps are exactly the same and the product you receive may vary slightly from the product image.
A Glimpse Of The Past Through The Declaration of Independence Collection - The Declaration of Independence - from a painting by John Trumbull. In the Revolutionary War he served in the Connecticut regiment, and was an aide to Gerneral Washington. After being held prisoner in England Thomas Jefferson encouraged him to capture scenes of the war. The above scene took eight years to complete. He also painted The Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, and The Resignationof General Washington at Annapolis, as well as The Battle of Bunker Hill. Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826. Third president of US, delegate to the Continental Congress, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 2nd governor of Virginia, Congress in 1783, Minister to France, Secretary of State. Designer of the Louisiana Purchase and subsequent Lewis and Clark Expedition. Architect of his beloved home Monticello. Helped found University of Virginia. Died of 50th anniversary of proclamation of the Declaration of Independence.Paul Revere 1735-1818 - On April 18, 1775, he and William Dawes and Samuel Prescott rode out ahead of the approaching British warning the whole countryside. Patrick Henry 1736-1799 - Famous for his speech to ehe Committee of Correspondence, "I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."John Jay 1745-1829 - A strong supporter of the Constitution, he contributed numerous essays to the Federalist papers, and when the new government went into effect he was the first chief justice of the Supreme Court.James Monroe 1758-1831 - 5th president, he was wounded at Trenton, served in Congress 1783-86, was minister to France, aided Livingston in the Lousiana Purchase, and is most famous for his "Monroe Doctrine." John Marshall 1755-1835 - He joined the Virginia minutemen and saw action in Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, and Valley Forge. Became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1801 and held that position for 34 years.General Pulaski 1748-1779 - He met Franklin in Paris and was peruaded to join the revolution being assigned to Washington. Served at Valley Forge and died leading his cavalry in the seige of Savannah in 1779."General Sullivan 1740-1795 - Was commissioned a major in the militis, a delegate to 1st & 2nd Continental Congresses, served with Washington, promoted to major general, wintered at Valley Forge, generally fought in western New York and Pennsylvania. Sybil Ludington 1761-1839 - When a messenger was too exhausted to continue his duties, 16 year old Sybil raced her horse Star through the countryside in her now famous red cloak. The alerted minutemen gathered in time to force the British back to their ships at Fairfield.Salem Poor 1747-? - A free Black, he enlisted and fought at Bunker Hill, credited with eliminating Lt. Col. Abercrombie. His bravery was such that 14 officers cited him with heroism. He re-enlisted and served at Valley Forge and White Plains. Haym Salomon 1740?-1785. Of Jewish-Portuguese background, he was responsible for outfitting the Continental troops in upper NY state. He was extremely successful at selling government bods to finance the war, and eventually loaned the government $400,000.Peter Francisco ?-? A Portuguese-French immigrant, he joined the Army at age 15. Very large and strong, he was reported to be able to shoulder a 1000 lb. canon. He served in many of the pivotal battles, including the last battle at Yorktown, with extraordinary valor. Independence Hall. The site of the deliberations in Philadelphia, for both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, where the actual Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives of the thirteen colonies on July 4, 1776. George Washington 1732-1799. In his early days he was a surveyor, then the manager of the plantation Mount Vernon. He saw action as an officer in the French and Indian War, and then in the Revoltionary War. He was elected unanimously as the first president of the US.Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790. As a young man he became a printer, eventually setting up his own shop, printing the Pennsylvania Gazette and Poor Richard's Almanack. He served as a postmaster, among other things before helping to draft the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Paine 1737-1809. On the recommendation of Benjamin Franklin, Paine went to America where he became editor of the Pennsylvania Magazine where he wrote articles on controversial themes of the day. He coined the term "United States of America", and published his Common Sense and The Age of Reason.General von Steuben 1730-1794. On the recommendation of Benjamin Franklin, Washington was impressed with his military credentials and made him inspector general of the Continental Army in charge of training men. He rose in rank quickly and distinguished himself at the seige of Yorktown. Nathan Hale 1755-1776 America's most celebrated Revolutionary War hero and martyr. After the Battle of Lexington, he gave a speech that rung of patriotism , bringing him much attention. He volunteered to infiltrate the enemy army, and in doing so was captured. At his execution he said, "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."Liberty Bell. The bell originally was hung in the bell tower of Indpendence Hall. It is now housed in a display across the street because of the millions of visiters it receives.Bunker Hill Monument. Actually Breed's Hill, this 4 acre park opened in 18142 and is the site of a 221 foot tall obelisk commemorating the famous battle of June 17, 1775.Old North Church. Where a lantern was hung warning of the British invasion. "One if by land, two if by sea."Independence Hall. The site of the deliberations in Philadelphia, for both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, where the actual Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives of the thirteen colonies on July 4, 1776.John Hancock-MA, Button Gwinnett -GA, Lyman Hall-GA, George Walton-GA, William Hooper-NC, Joseph Hewes-NC, John Penn-NC, Edward Rutledge-SC, Thomas Heyward Jr -SC, Thomas Lynch Jr -SC, Arthur Middleton-SC, Samuel Chase-MD, William Paca-MD, Thomas Stone-MD, Charles Carroll of Carrollton-MD, George Wythe-VA, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson-VA, Benjamin Harrison-VA, Thomas Nelson Jr -VA, Francis Lightfoot Lee-VA, Carter Braxton-VA, Robert Morris-PA, Benjamin Rush-PA, Benjamin Franklin-PA, John Morton-PA, George Clymer-PA, James Smith-PA, George Taylor-PA, James Wilson-PA, George Ross-PA, Caesar Rodney-DE, George Read-DE, Thomas McKean-DE, William Floyd-NY, Philip Livingston-NY, Francis Lewis-NY, Lewis Morris-NY, Richard Stockton-NJ, John Witherspoon-NJ, Francis Hopkinson-NJ, John Hart-NJ, Abraham Clark-NJ, Josiah Bartlett-NH, William Whipple-NH, Samuel Adams-MA, John Adams-MA, Robert Treat Paine-MA, Elbridge Gerry-MA, Stephen Hopkins-RI, William Ellery-RI, Roger Sherman-CT, Samuel Huntington-CT, William Williams-CT, Oliver Wolcott-CT, Matthew Thornton-NH