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A rectangular shaped foil illumination that depicts Patrick Henry giving a speech within the Virginia Provincial Convention. Henry is depicted standing with his arm out reached toward a Judge. There are numerous other individuals depicted focusing their attention on Patrick Henry. In the center of the image, the words to Patrick Henry's famous Give Me Liberty speech are printed. On the bottom of the image, there is a depiction of Raleigh's Tavern- Patriot Rendezvous and St. John Church- Scene of Speech.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
9 3/4 X 8 inches (mount)
Materials and Techniques Display
illumination (image-making process); dry mounting
recto center: " Is Life so dear, or Peace so sweet..."
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Sources
reproductions (derivative objects)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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