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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Title
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
Date 
1777
Medium 
Terracotta
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 in. ( 8.9 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Eliza R. and Miss Mary M. Greenwood
Object Number 
1942.605
Marks 
inscriptions: around bust: "B. Franklin - American 1777" inscribed: under shoulder: "Nini/F1777 (with coat of arms)" sticker: on back: " Brought from France in 1806/by John Greenwood of New York;/procured through kindness of/M. Caritat, who kept the first cir-/culating library in New York Afterwards" sticker: on back: " "Isacc J. Greenwood"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group