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Catalog Number 58.S.76
Object Name Medallion
Title Medallion with Portrait of Benjamin Franklin
School Wedgwood
Date 19th c.
Description Profile bas-relief portrait of Benjamin Franklin in a fur hat, white on green jasper dip. "Franklin" and "Wedgwood/o" on back. After 1777-1779 model (possibly), which is after 1777 "fur cap" medallion by Jean-Baptiste Nini.
Medium Ceramic jasperware (green and white)
Dimensions H-4.5 W-3.25 inches
Dimension Details Oval
Credit line American Philosophical Society
Search Terms 18th century
eighteenth century
19th century
nineteenth century
Founding Father