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BARTLETT, Paul Wayland

New Haven, Connecticut, United States 1865 - Paris 1925

Maker: Limerick, J. Arthur, Company

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1921

bronze

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 72 x 72 x 36 in.

front of the base: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1706-1790
back of the base: PRESENTED TO THE CITIZENS OF WATERBURY / BY ELISHA LEAVENWORTH / IN APPRECIATION OF / A GREAT STATESMAN, PHILOSOPHER AND PATRIOT

Photo credit: ph. Wikimedia/Amphictyon1

© Artist:


Provenance

  • Presented by Elisha Leavenworth (1814-1911), Waterbury industrialist
  • 1921, June 3, Dedicated in front of the Silas Bronson Library

Bibliography

  • Waymarking.com, Benjamin Franklin Monument, Waterbury, accessed June 20, 2017
  • Library of Congress, Benjamin Franklin, accessed June 20, 2017
  • 1979 Preszler
    Robert E. Preszler, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. The Permanent Collection, Hagerstown, 1979, p. 98, n° 49

Related works

  • Bronze reduction, 1913, Hagerstown, Maryland, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.