Franklin at the Court of France

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-55875

Description

Rectangular black and white engraving of "Franklin at the Court of France" with numerous bewigged ladies and gentlemen surrounding. "PAINTED BY BARON JOLLY, BRUXELLES/ ENGRAVED BY W. O. GELLER, LONDON." Under glass, elaborate gesso and gilt rectangular frame. Label on rear "H Q. SMITH, 284 WASHINGTON ST., BOSTON," framers, gilders, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Print

Maker

Baron Jolly, Bruxelles (Painter)
Geller, W. O. (Engraver)
Smith, H. Q. (Framer)

Location of Origin

London, England; Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

48.75 x 38.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.2373

Places

Massachusetts (United States)