Penn's Treaty with the Indians, by Benjamin West, 1771-72.
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Oil painting of William Penn leading a group of his peers into a discussion with a group of Native Americans.

Credit: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (Gift of Mrs. Sarah Harrison; the Joseph Harrison Jr. Collection; Acc. #1878.1.10

Benjamin West's famous painting of William Penn's treaty with the Lenape, although not documented as an actual event, conveyed the sense of trust Penn fostered with the native inhabitants of his colony.

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