Franklin, Benjamin, b. 1706 d. 1790
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 1 partial microfilm reel
Collection Summary: Letters to Benjamin Franklin from artists or about art related subjects, including busts, engravings, and portraits of Franklin. Among the correspondents are: Jacob W. Duche, William Temple Franklin, Jean Antonine Houdon, John Jay, Samuel Jennings, Thomas Potts, David Rittenhouse, Philip Syng, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and Patience Wright. Also included are letters to William Temple Franklin from Jean Jacques Caffieri, Jean Antonine Houdon, and Joseph Wright.
Lent for microfilming by the American Philosophical Society, 1955.