Item: Franklin as a Printer, 1887

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Record Number: 340
Call number: Xi 14.1-14.4 (Gf 65)
Volume: 1
Page: 8a
Reproduction restrictions: None
Artist: Price, Joseph M. and Price, Emily M.
Author: Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790
Date of Reproduction: 1887
Reproduction Format: Engravings
Dimensions: 11.6 by 15 cm
Inscription text: FRANKLIN AS A PRINTER,
Showing the Press at which he worked in London.
Image description: From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, this illustration shows Franklin as a young man working at a printing press. Franklin is in the foreground, working the levers of a press, while another man is in the background with ink balls.