Ott and Brewer (1871-1893). <em>Bust of Benjamin Franklin</em>, ca. 1876. Parian porcelain, 10 x 5 x 4 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.176.3_bw.jpg)

Bust of Benjamin Franklin

Artist:Ott and BrewerIsaac Broome

Medium: Parian porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1876

Dimensions: 10 x 5 x 4 in. (25.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 6H1, 13F

Accession Number: 84.176.3

Image: 84.176.3_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Bust of Benjamin Franklin (1706- 1790), parian porcelain, bust-length portrait of Benjamin Franklin as an aged man; ruffled shirt front and fur collar, three buttons on jacket. Inscripted in front "FRANKLIN". CONDITION: Base broken in v-shaped piece, rear and repaired.

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