Full Caption: Edward Savage. Liberty. In the form of the Goddess of Youth; giving Support to the Bald Eagle. Stipple engraving,1796. Popular Graphic Arts Collection. Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-15369. Full Caption: Edward Savage. Liberty. In the form of the Goddess of Youth; giving Support to the Bald Eagle. Stipple engraving,1796. Popular Graphic Arts Collection. Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-15369.

A buxom young woman in a windblown diaphanous dress and garlanded with flowers offers a feeding cup to a swooping eagle, symbol of the proud new nation. Floating in the sky are the liberty cap mounted on the pole of the American flag. Under her right foot Liberty tramples implements of English tyranny, including chains, scepter, key, and medal.

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