Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5052

Description

Franklin is depicted sitting behind a table reading a sheaf of papers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
mezzotints (prints)
mezzotint (process)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Portrait
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Portrait

Inscription

3 labels on back: a recent white label inscribed in rid, ""SPNEA/Fogg Art Museum/LOAN FOR EXAMINATION/TL 22332.2;"" a cream colored paper label numbered ""155"" in black; a brown paper label stamped in capitals in red, ""From/D.H. Montgomery's/Music and Art Store/Sheet Music, Pianos, Organs and Musical books/Pictures and Frames./Instruments to Rent/6 Pleasant St. Portsmouth, N.H.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Montgomery's Music and Art Store (Maker)

Location of Origin

Portsmouth, NH, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19.438 x 14.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.465

Places

New Hampshire (United States)