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Untitled (It is certain that the most natural and human government is that of consent, for tha binds freely...when men hold their liberty by true obedience to rules of their own making.)--William Penn on freedom under government, essay towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe, 1693. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1955 Horace Paul Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1899 Died: West Chester, Pennsylvania 1981 gelatin silver print sheet: 20 x 15 1/2 in. (50.8 x 39.5 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.235 Not currently on view


Keywords

Occupation - political - statesman

Portrait male - Penn, William

photography - photoprint

paperboard

gelatin silver

About Horace Paul

Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1899 Died: West Chester, Pennsylvania 1981