xml/lby.00104.xml Icons of Liberty: "Certificate of the New York Mechanic Society"

Abraham Godwin, "Certificate of the New York Mechanic Society," (c. 1785)

Abraham Godwin, Certificate of the New York Mechanick Society (c. 1785). Etching and engraving, 10 1/4 x 11 7/8. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Reproduced from Joshua C. Taylor, America as Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1976, 21. This certificate shows Liberty and Industry arriving in America in the upper left, along with other scenes of the mechanical arts thriving in the free air of America.

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