File:Great Seal of the United States (obverse).svg

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Great_Seal_of_the_United_States_(obverse).svg(SVG file, nominally 600 × 600 pixels, file size: 444 KB)

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Description
English: Obverse of the Great Seal of the United States.
Date basic design 1782; many design details 1885; this file 2007
Source Extracted from PDF version of Our Flag, available here (direct PDF URL here.)
Author U.S. Government
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Public domain from a copyright standpoint, but other restrictions apply. 18 U.S.C. § 713 states that nobody can knowingly display any printed or other likeness of the Great Seal of the United States, or any facsimile thereof, in, or in connection with, any advertisement, poster, circular, book, pamphlet, or other publication, public meeting, play, motion picture, telecast, or other production, or on any building, monument, or stationery, for the purpose of conveying, or in a manner reasonably calculated to convey, a false impression of sponsorship or approval by the Government of the United States or by any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof.

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Great Seal of the United States (obverse).svg
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Date/TimeThumbnailDimensionsUserComment
current21:50, 14 May 2011Thumbnail for version as of 21:50, 14 May 2011600 × 600 (444 KB)Zscout370Simple SVG
16:06, 5 May 2011Thumbnail for version as of 16:06, 5 May 2011600 × 600 (529 KB)Ssolbergjreduce size
20:08, 3 May 2011Thumbnail for version as of 20:08, 3 May 2011600 × 600 (549 KB)Ssolbergjadjust
22:46, 27 April 2011Thumbnail for version as of 22:46, 27 April 2011726 × 726 (530 KB)Ssolbergj.
22:30, 27 April 2011Thumbnail for version as of 22:30, 27 April 2011726 × 726 (538 KB)Ssolbergjmore visible text
16:03, 27 April 2011Thumbnail for version as of 16:03, 27 April 2011726 × 726 (554 KB)Ssolbergjwhite background, more in line with the official File:US-GreatSeal-Obverse.png
00:01, 14 March 2011Thumbnail for version as of 00:01, 14 March 2011726 × 726 (536 KB)Ssolbergjborders, arrows
16:03, 28 January 2011Thumbnail for version as of 16:03, 28 January 2011726 × 726 (545 KB)Ssolbergjagain: reduced size
15:58, 28 January 2011Thumbnail for version as of 15:58, 28 January 2011726 × 726 (576 KB)SsolbergjReduce size, fix eagle's "eyebrow", improve edges and colour of wings, fix the coat of arms (its chief should not have black border).
18:11, 4 October 2010Thumbnail for version as of 18:11, 4 October 2010726 × 726 (614 KB)Uwe Dederingdeleted a lot of clippings
18:25, 5 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 18:25, 5 September 2008726 × 726 (742 KB)PatríciaRfrom http://tools.wikimedia.pl/~beau/imgs/ (recovering lost file)
04:57, 28 January 2008No thumbnail (742 KB)Ipankoningigantic fancy border
23:30, 16 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 23:30, 16 January 2008720 × 720 (738 KB)Ipankoninreduce gigantic outline on the shield
06:39, 15 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 06:39, 15 January 2008720 × 720 (738 KB)Ipankoninstep gradients -> radial gradients
05:31, 15 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 05:31, 15 January 2008720 × 720 (735 KB)Ipankoninreplaced some step-gradients with real SVG radial gradients
10:34, 12 December 2007Thumbnail for version as of 10:34, 12 December 2007720 × 720 (749 KB)Ipankoninremoved stars per [[http://www.state.gov/www/publications/great_seal.pdf US State Dept.]
22:20, 14 November 2007Thumbnail for version as of 22:20, 14 November 2007720 × 720 (763 KB)KtimsRe-extracted from same PDF as original. Image appears identical - but file size is 1.3MB smaller.
14:55, 28 September 2007Thumbnail for version as of 14:55, 28 September 2007720 × 720 (2.1 MB)Clindberg==Summary== {Information |Description={{en|Obverse of the en:Great Seal of the United States.}} |Source=Extracted from PDF version of ''Our Flag'', available [http://www.senate.gov/reference/reference_index_subjects/Flags_vrd.htm here] (direct PDF U

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