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    Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790),statesman and ambassador of the USA to France, co-wrote the Declaration of Independence together with President Jefferson; master of the Freemason's lodge to the Nine Sisters in Paris.One of his major publications was an anti-slavery treatise (1789) Terracotta

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    View of San Francisco, California, USA. Engaving; 1869.

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    Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was US-Ambassador to France from 1776 to 1785. A letter to Mme. Helvetius, widow of the philosopher Claude-Adrien Helvetius, who had been Master of the Lodge "Aux Neuf Soeurs", concerning the reception of Voltaire into the lodge.

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    Marie Paul de La Fayette (1754-1834),general,French statesman and politician,friend of George Washington and hero of the American War of Independence. 1828

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    Abraham Lincoln, 16th President USA (1809-1865) President 1860-1865, the year of his assassination by actor John Wilkes Booth.

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    The Novi Belgii map of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania - "Novi Belgii novaeque Angliae nec non partis Virginiae tabula multis in locis emendata a Iusto Dackers." Amsterdam; 1655.

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    Snowshoe Dance at first snowfall. Ojibwa, 1835-37. From "North American Indian Portfolio" by George Catlin Hand-colored lithographs; London; 1844-48. George Catlin was the first artist to observe the tribes of the Plains Indians and to illustrate their habits and customs from first-hand observation. His belief in the "noble savage", unspoiled by contact with the outside world, sustained him as he crossed and re-crossed the country - from the Mississippi to the Rockies - gathering raw material for his Indian Gallery.

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    Joc-o-sot (The Walking Bear), a Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri. From "North American Indian Portfolio" by George Catlin. Hand-colored lithographs; London; 1844-48. George Catlin was the first artist to observe the tribes of the Plains Indians and to illustrate their habits and customs from first-hand observation. His belief in the "noble savage", unspoiled by contact with the outside world, sustained him as he crossed and re-crossed the country - from the Mississippi to the Rockies - gathering raw material for his Indian Gallery.

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    Wi-Jun-Jon (The Light) (Assiniboin) going to and returning from Washington. From "North American Indian Portfolio" by George Catlin. Hand-colored lithographs; London; 1844-48. George Catlin was the first artist to observe the tribes of the Plains Indians and to illustrate their habits and customs from first-hand observation. His belief in the "noble savage", unspoiled by contact with the outside world, sustained him as he crossed and re-crossed the country - from the Mississippi to the Rockies - gathering raw material for his Indian Gallery.

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    Indian Blackfoot chief with pipe. From Illustrations of the North American Indians by George Catlin. Lithograph; 1876. George Catlin was the first artist to observe the tribes of the Plains Indians and to illustrate their habits and customs from first-hand observation. His belief in the "noble savage", unspoiled by contact with the outside world, sustained him as he crossed and re-crossed the country - from the Mississippi to the Rockies - gathering raw material for his Indian Gallery.

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    General Marie Paul marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), called "hero of two worlds" for his involvement in both the American and the French Revolution. The general on his deathbed. Canvas

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    James Knox Polk, 11th President USA (1795-1849), President 1845-1849.

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    Pumping engine for irrigation invented by George and William Chaffey. 19th-20th century.

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    Dewey: "Our Daddy is fighting at the Front for You". USA, 1917. Colour lithograph, 72.5 x 47cm.

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    Abraham Lincoln, 16th President USA (1809-1865) President 1860-1865, the year of his assassination by actor John Wilkes Booth.

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    Bill for $500, Confederate States of America, 1864. $500 bill combining patriotic emblems of the Confederate Flag and the Great Seal of the Confederacy with a portrait of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson the famous Confederate commander. During the American Civil War the southern states attempted to separate themselves from the Union. They formed the Confederate States of America and issued paper money a national currency for the seceding southern states. The number of notes issued increased dramatically with the costs of the war, finally totalling over eighty million banknotes. The early Confederate notes often borrowed designs from the notes of private banks. However, later issues featured images celebrating the South, ranging from African-Americans working in the cotton-fields, to scenes of military action against the North. CM, PM 232

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    Harleian Map - detail of the east coast of North America. Pierre Descelier or Jean Rotz, 1544.

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    A Plan of Boston, and its Environs, showing the position of the British forces and the Rebel American forces. Drawn by an Engineer at Boston. Oct[obe]r 1775. From "The North American Atlas" by William Faden. Illustratons by John Lodge. London; 1776 Shelfmark: Maps.1.Tab.44.(17) Page Folio Number: 38-39

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    Mah-to-toh-pa, The Mandan Chief. From "North American Indian Portfolio" by George Catlin Hand-colored lithographs; London; 1844-48. George Catlin was the first artist to observe the tribes of the Plains Indians and to illustrate their habits and customs from first-hand observation. His belief in the "noble savage", unspoiled by contact with the outside world, sustained him as he crossed and re-crossed the country - from the Mississippi to the Rockies - gathering raw material for his Indian Gallery.

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