Item: Franklin's Youthful, Industrious Habits, 1887

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Record Number: 337
Call number: Xi 14.1-14.4 (Gf 65)
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 6b
Reproduction restrictions: None
Artist: Price, Joseph M. and Price, Emily M.
Author: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Original Format: Engravings
Dimensions: 11.4 by 15.4 cm
'I was called home to assist my father in his occupation, which was that of a Soap boiler and Tallow-chandler'
Image description: From The Autobiography of Benajmin Franklin, this illustration shows Franklin as a youth, working in his father's business. Franklin is in the foreground carrying a bucket and tray, while a man in the background dips candles.