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Benjamin Franklin at Watt's, in Lincoln's Inn Fields, A.D. 1725, (painting)

Artist:
Crowe, E.
Subject:
Franklin, Benjamin
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 47 (Sale info: $400.00).
"At my final admission into the printing house, I took to working at the press, imagining I felt a want of the bodily exercise I had been used to in America, where the presswork is mixed with the composing. I drank only water; the other men were great drinkers of beer. They wondered from this and several other instances that the 'Water American,' as they called me, was stronger than themselves who drank strong beer."--Vide Autobiography. [P. 6; price noted by a contemporary hand.]
1859. Second Exhibition in New York of Paintings, the contribution of Artists of the French & English Schools, open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and from 7 till 10 p.m. at the National Academy of Design, Tenth Street, between Broadway and Fourth Av. Admittance, 25 cents. Catalogues, 15 cents. Season Tickets, 75 cents. New York: John W. Oliver, Steam Printer, No. 43 Ann Street. 1859.
Topic:
Portrait male
History--United States
Literature--Franklin--Autobiography
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking
Occupation--Art--Printmaker
Occupation--Industry--Printing
Control number:
AECI 01370051
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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