Proclaiming Liberty, part II

By the nation’s Centennial Celebration in 1876, the Liberty Bell was one of the most prominent symbols of the country, a standing only rivaled by the face of George Washington.* The cracked Liberty Bell was represented on all kinds of commemorative commercial products sold at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. Plates, glasses, pitchers,Continue reading “Proclaiming Liberty, part II”