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First Realizations of the Great Seal

Trenchard's 1786 obverse Trenchard's 1786 reverse

These engravings by James Trenchard were published in Columbian Magazine (Philadelphia). The obverse side in September 1786 and the reverse side in October. They are the first realizations made of the Great Seal and are accurately based on the official 1782 description of the Great Seal.

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