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Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)

Object Name: Relief
Date: 1778
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Medium: Bisque with gold gilt and black frame
Dimensions: Overall (height): 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Place made: Europe, England, Bristol
Description: Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line: Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
Object Number: 1924.94
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Gallery Label:

Bristol, England porcelain manufacturer Richard Champion, a politician and active friend of the American cause, produced medallions of Franklin and George Washington, examples of which he presented to Washington.

Provenance:

The Collection of Charles Allen Munn