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Crystal Bridges Set to Open Rare Exhibit With a Copy of the Constitution

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John Dunlap and David Claypool, The Official First Edition of the Constitution, 1787, ink on paper, 16 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. Private Collection.

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is set to open We the People: The Radical Notion of Democracy, including a rare, original print of the U.S. Constitution of which there are just eleven known in the world. The exhibition is organized by Polly Nordstrand, curator of Native American art, who said the document is the only privately held copy of the Constitution.