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The birthplace of Benjamin Franklin (Jan. 17, 1706)

GC002.01.MA.2550.002 (RS97601)

Description

This print presents a detailed, color print of the Franklin House. A caption at the bottom of the print reads, "15 Milk Street Boston, this site now occupied by the Passenger Department BAY STATE STREET RY. CO.--'940 Miles of Lines in New England.'"

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1858
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1929-06-07
Physical Description
1 color print
Dimensions
8x 6.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR124
GUSN
198484
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2550.002

Record details

Other People
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
exterior views
historic sites
houses
Material Type
color prints (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Birthplaces
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Milk Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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