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This illustration dates to 1922 and is titled Liberty Bell's First Note 1793. The artist is L J G Ferris American painter, who died in 1930. The Liberty Bell is a familiar symbol of freedom in the United States. It was ordered by the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges; it was to be installed in 1752 in the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall. The bell was cast in London, England and then shipped to Pennsylvania. Soon after it arrived, the English bell cracked. In 1753, a new bell was cast from t

This illustration dates to 1922 and is titled Liberty Bell's First Note 1793. The artist is L J G Ferris American painter, who died in 1930. The Liberty Bell is a familiar symbol of freedom in the United States. It was ordered by the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges; it was to be installed in 1752 in the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall. The bell was cast in London, England and then shipped to Pennsylvania. Soon after it arrived, the English bell cracked. In 1753, a new bell was cast from t Stock Photo
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Ivy Close Images / Alamy Stock Photo

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RNT281

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51.9 MB (5.8 MB Compressed download)

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5070 x 3577 px | 42.9 x 30.3 cm | 16.9 x 11.9 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

February 11, 2019

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

This illustration dates to 1922 and is titled Liberty Bell's First Note 1793. The artist is L J G Ferris American painter, who died in 1930. The Liberty Bell is a familiar symbol of freedom in the United States. It was ordered by the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges; it was to be installed in 1752 in the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall. The bell was cast in London, England and then shipped to Pennsylvania. Soon after it arrived, the English bell cracked. In 1753, a new bell was cast from the metal of the English bell by local craftsmen John Pass and John Stow. On June 7, 1753, the bell was hung in the tower of Independence Hall.