On the fronts of these are colorful images for the Bicentennial with the titles on the backs. In the order pictured, they include the following:
Manuscript copy, Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, 1776, Congress's changes noted in margin by Richard Henry Lee and Arthur Lee.
Congress Voting Independence, painting Robert Edge Pine and/or Edward Savage, c. 1788-95.
Map of City of Philadelphia and its environs, Peter C. Varle, c.1796,engraving Robert Scot.
Old State House, Philadelphia, engraving, J. Rogers, 1857, Showing Independence Hall how it appeared in the 1770s.
Engraving of Philadelphia's City Hall in commemoration of the Centennial, Frank H. Loenholdt, Architect, 1876.
Stereograph of the Corliss Engine at Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, Published by Centennial Photographic Co. 1876.
Bird's eye view of Philadelphia, Published by Currier & Ives, 1875.
Independence Hall in 1876, lithograph, in Centennial Portfolio, A Souvenir of the International Exhibition at Philadelphia, 1876.
Flags in American History Display in Philadelphia's City Hall Courtyard.
City Lights Bicentennial Fireworks over center city Philadelphia.
Aerial view to the NW of Philadelphia today.
Independence Hall Mall with Liberty Bell Pavilion and Philadelphia '76 Inc. tent.
These post cards have schedules and dates for Bicentennial events on the backs from June 27th, 1976 to August 7, 1976. There are also facsimile signatures of famous people on each card. These names include the following:
Samuel Powell, Mayor 1775
Benjamin Franklin, Statesman / Scientist
Robert Morris, Financier
Richard Allen, Religious Leader
Charles Willson Peale, Painter
William S. Stokley, Mayor 1876
Walt Whitman, Poet
Thomas Eakins, Painter
John Wanamaker, Merchant
Mary Cassatt, Painter
Frank L. Rizzo, Mayor 1976
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor
W. C. Fields, Actor
Marian Anderson, Contralto
Louis I. Kahn, Architect
This sheet of (12) perforated post cards would look great framed. The sheet measures 27-1/2'' x 13-1/2''. It is in mint unused condition as pictured.