Bust of Benjamin Franklin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1874-1910

GUSN

GUSN-58983

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

Descriptive Terms

busts (figures)
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
Bronze
Slip Cast
Bust

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19.5 x 11.25 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1608