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Illustration Credits

Statue of Mary Dyer outside Massachusetts State House, Beacon Street Boston, MA.
Sylvia Shaw Judson, Sculptor. Erected by the Art Commission of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from the Legacy of Zenas Ellis of Fair Haven, Vermont.
Repository: Wikipedia

Roger Williams statue, by Franklin Simmons. Location: Senate connecting corridor, 2nd floor.
Repository: The Architect of the Capital, Capital Complex

William Penn Statue, Spring 2004. Photo by Kristin Petyak.
Repository: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Collections, Philadelphia

Portrait of John Locke, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Oil on canvas, Britain, 1697.
Collection of Sir Robert Walpole, Houghton Hall, 1779.
Repository: The Hermitage State Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia


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