Miniature Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850-1874

GUSN

GUSN-58984

Description

Framed portait of Benjamin Franklin shown in a bust-length, three-quarter view. Franklin is wearing a teal blue coat, light green vest, and wire-rimmed glasses. Rectangular frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
portraits
Picture

Associated Person

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.75 x 4.875 x 0.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.1609