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Life of William Penn Illustrated: The Founder of Pennsylvania in Pictures
The inception & early history of PA is closely int

 
Our Price: $12.00
By Andrew S. Babinchak (au)
Year: 1973
Pages: 21
Binding Paperback
ISBN none

Product Code: 1422314898

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The inception & early history of PA is closely interwoven with the life, beliefs, & aspirations of William Penn (WP), its founder. WP’s life in England & Amer. in the late 1600s-early 1700s is depicted in this set of 20 large illus., incl.: portraits of himself & his resid.; his 2 wives, Gulielma Springett & Hannah Callowhill; his coat of arms; Chigwell School, which WP attended in England; WP’s father, Adm. Sir Wm. Penn, & his ship; WP’s imprisonment as a Quaker; George Fox, founder of the Quakers; King Charles II; the Charter of PA; Benjamin West’s painting, “WP’s Treaty with the Indians”; Indian wampum belt; WP’s grave in England; Thomas Penn, who inherited 3/4 of WP’s proprietorship of PA; & the statue of WP by Alexander Calder on City Hall, Philadelphia.

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