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Image 091120 George Mason Roman History Collection Foundingfathersromanhistory

George Mason's Roman History

Virginia statesman George Mason, who acquired this volume of ancient Roman history, was among the members of America's founding generation that looked to ancient Rome for guidance on republican government.
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Image 092220 16x9 New Jersey Musket Collection Newjerseymusket

Musket Marked "NEW JERSEY"

This well-preserved musket is marked “NEW JERSEY” was produced by Richard Wilson’s London gun-making firm.
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Image 091120 16x9 Revolutionary Drum Collection Drum

American Military Drum

This rare American-made military drum dates to 1740. It is believed to be the second oldest dated American drum in existence.
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Cash Pallentine's Continental Army Discharge

Cash Pallentine's Continental Army Discharge

Cash Pallentine, who served in the Continental Army from 1777 through the end of the war, was among hundreds of African Americans who served in Connecticut regiments during the Revolution.
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Image 091120 Phillis Wheatley Poems Book Collection Phillis Wheatley Poems
Gift of Dr. Marion T. Lane

Phillis Wheatley's Poetry

This original copy of Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, published in 1773, was written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American author.
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Image 091020 3x2 Battle Paoli Xavier Della Gatta Cost Revolution
Museum of the American Revolution

Battle of Paoli

This artwork by Italian painter Xavier della Gatta depicts a scene from the Battle of Paoli on September 21, 1777.
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Johann Cristian Oerter rifle from the Museum's Benninghoff collection

Rifle Made by John Christian Oerter

Moravian gunsmith John Christian Oerter made this rifle at his workshop in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, about 60 miles north of Philadelphia.
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Image 092320 George Washington Bust Collection Gw Bust Main 0

Bust of George Washington

William Rush modeled this terracotta bust of George Washington for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts' Sixth Annual Exhibition in 1817.
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This image shows Siege Yorktown Map Sebastian Bauman.

Map of the Siege of Yorktown

This map celebrates the triumph of the allied Continental and French forces over the British Army at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781.
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Image 111120 Collection 51 Thomas Noyess Cocked Hat

Thomas Noyes's Cocked Hat

This cocked hat belonged to either Thomas Noyes III or his son, also named Thomas, who both served in the Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary War.
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