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Catalog Number 10645-5840
Title Sketch; John Falter; Benjamin Franklin
Object Name Proof, Printing
Description Template for book pages for Benjamin Franklin book illustrated by John Falter. There is text pasted on the proper right and lower proper left sides of the template. There is a rudimentary pencil sketch on the proper left, and a crosshatch drawing pasted over the top. The crosshatch drawing shows Franklin with a turkey and several men in the background. The text explains that Franklin wanted to kill a turkey by electric shock. He theorized that the electricity might make the meat tender. The text on the left side has come loose as the adhesive has failed.
Material Paper, Ink, graphite
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Height (in) 10.25
Width (in) 14.825
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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