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Numismatics
Honorand: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753
After: Sèvres, French, founded 1745

Glazed porcelain plaque of Benjamin Franklin

19th Century

Glazed porcelain

76.27 g, 12:00, 95 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.2943
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

William S. Baker, Medallic Portraits of Washington, 2nd (Philadelphia: Robert M. Lindsay, 1885), 98, no. A206.

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