Thomas Paine Historical Figure

Image

Thomas Paine Historical Figure
Thomas Paine Historical Figure bust
Thomas Paine Historical Figure feet and discarded writings closeup

Title

Thomas Paine Historical Figure

Identifier

1977-103.9

Source

Accession No.: 1977-103.9

Description

Thomas Paine wrote the 1776 pamphlet Common Sense that galvanized revolutionary sentiment and led to the Independence Movement and the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Paine had met Franklin in England, who invited him to come to America, the land of opportunity.

This sculpture is part of American Revolution! George Stuart Historical Figures ® on display at the Museum of Ventura County 2021-2022. More on the figures at the George S. Stuart Historical Figures, US Patriots and Founders webpage.

Creator

Stuart, George S.

Date

1960s-1970s

Format

Figure

Subject

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
Authors

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ojai (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Historical Figures® by George S. Stuart
Images © copyright Peter d'Aprix & Dee Finning

Type

Physical Object (Stuffed Teddy Bear)

Language

English

Collection

Tags

Citation

Stuart, George S., “Thomas Paine Historical Figure,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed January 22, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4635.