Birch’s Views of Philadelphia
High Street, from the Country Market-place with the procession in commemoration of the Death of General George Washington, December 26th, 1799
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For four months, 55 delegates from the several states met to frame a Constitution for a federal republic that would last into “remote futurity.”
View Gordon Lloyd’s Convention attendance record, major themes of the convention, and other resources about the creation of the Constitution.
See how different artists have portrayed the significance of the Constitutional Convention in art.
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