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Birth place of Franklin, in Milk St., Jan. 6, 1705-6, O.S., as reproduced at the Fair of the Boston Young Men's Christian Association, Decr. 25, 1858

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Title:
Birth place of Franklin, in Milk St., Jan. 6, 1705-6, O.S., as reproduced at the Fair of the Boston Young Men's Christian Association, Decr. 25, 1858
Description:
A lithograph of the historical re-creation of Benjamin Franklin's birthplace at 17 Milk Street in Boston, Massachusetts, which was exhibited as part of a benefit fair for the building fund for the Boston Young Men's Christian Association that was held on December 21 to 30, 1858 at the Boston Music Hall. A hinged cover reveals a pen and sketch of the bedroom where Franklin was born and the parlor below it.
Date:
1858
Format:
Prints
Genre:
lithographs
copy prints
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
houses
exhibitions (events)
American Colonial
exterior views
hinging
dwellings
historic sites
birthplaces
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Young Men's Christian Association
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDowntown Crossing
Extent:
1 copy print
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Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
195200
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.2550.001