About Independence National Historical Park
Established in 1956, the park preserves several sites associated with the American Revolution and the nation’s founding history. The centerpiece of the park is Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted in the late 18th century. The Liberty Bell, an iconic symbol of American independence, is displayed in the Liberty Bell Center.
About the Independence National Historical Park Poster
The Independence National Historical Park Poster measures 13″ x 19″ and is an original work by Robert Decker. The poster is based on a photograph of Independence National Historical Park taken by Robert B. Decker. Created in the style of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930s and 1940s, posters are printed on “Conservation,” a 100% recycled, domestically produced (80 lb.) paper stock with soy-based inks. From start to finish, each poster is 100% American Made.
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Independence National Historical Park Artist Proofs
Artist Proofs are the first 25 posters pulled from each print run. They are numbered 1-25, and are dated and signed. Each print features the color bars used by the pressman to make sure that the print stays registered and colors stay consistent throughout the print run. Independence National Historical Park Artist Proofs are 13″ x 20″.
About the Artist
Photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker studied photography with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park during the summer of 1979. The experience solidified his love of photography and our National Parks. Now he is on a journey to photograph and create iconic WPA-style posters of all 59 major national parks as we celebrate the next 100 years of the National Park Service.
“I feel that it’s important to protect America’s special places, and to connect people with nature. And it’s up to all of us to pitch in. Perhaps more importantly, we need to inspire the next generation of park stewards. I’m trying to make a difference by giving back to the amazing organizations that support our National Parks. I donate 10% of annual profits, so when you buy one of these original works, you’re helping these trusts, conservancies and associations, too.”
Robert B. Decker retains the sole copyright of the original Independence National Historical Park poster image. Any unauthorized reproduction violates international copyright law.
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