Images not listed below are owned by the Supreme Judicial Court.

John Adams. Portrait, pastel on paper by Benjamin Blyth circa 1766. 
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Abigail Adams. Portrait, pastel on paper by Benjamin Blyth circa 1766.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society. 

Children of John and Abigail Adams. 
     Designed by Carole J. Doody, Art Director/Graphic Designer, Social Law Library.

Paul Revere engraving of the Boston Massacre.
     Courtesy, Social Law Library.

Photo of Independence Hall.
     Courtesy, Independence National Historical Park.

Cover page of Thoughts on Government. Philadelphia: printed by John Dunlap, 1776.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Abigail Adam's letter to John Adams. 31 March - 5 April 1776.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Concord Resolution.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Archives.

Theophilus Parsons.
     Courtesy, Social Law Library.

Cover page of The Essex Result.
    
Courtesy, Social Law Library.

Digital copy of John Adams. Gilbert Stuart (oil on canvas 1800/1815).
     Courtesy, Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C..

Digital copy of Abigail Adams. Gilbert Stuart (oil on canvas 1800/1815).
     Courtesy, Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C..

Photo of Adam's home (known as the John Quincy Adams Birthplace) and law office.
     Courtesy, Adams National Historical Park.

John Adams, Sam Adams, and James Bowdoin Drafting the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780. 
Panel of Albert Herter mural in the Massachusetts House of Representatives chamber.
     Courtesy, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Art Commission.

Digital copy of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Archives.

Elizabeth Freeman ("Mumbet"). Watercolor on ivory by Susan Ann Livingston Ridley Sedgwick, 1811.
     Courtesy, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Levi Lincoln.
     Courtesy, American Antiquarian Society.

Chief Justice William Cushing.
     Courtesy, Social Law Library.

Photo of the Assembly Room and Rising Sun Chair, Independence Hall, Philadelphia.
     Courtesy, Independence Hall Association.

Cover page of A Defense of the Constitution of Government of the United States of America. (London, 1787). Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

Photo of Congress Hall. Philadelphia.
     Courtesy, Independence Hall Association.

First page of United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
     Courtesy, National Archives and Records Administration.


Exhibit Author: Barbara F. Berenson, Attorney, Supreme Judicial Court

Exhibit Designer: Carole J. Doody, Art Director/Graphic Designer, Social Law Library