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Bust of Benjamin Franklin

1942.1608 (RS114999)

Description

Cast bronze bust of Benjamin Franklin shown in a bust-length. frontal view. Franklin wears a cravat and a buttoned vest but no glasses. Bust sits on a stone base in the form of the base of a column.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1874-1910
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bronze
bronze (metal)
Bust
busts (figures)
casting (process)
Slip Cast
People and organizations
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Dimensions
19.5 x 11.25 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1608
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
58983

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