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Description (Brief)
The unsigned pencil drawing, possibly for an unidentified painting, shows a group of men clustered around a printing press. The figure with round glasses, reading a proof sheet, might be Benjamin Franklin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 19 cm x 26 cm; 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
GA*16562.15
catalog number
16562.15
accession number
119780
subject
printing shop
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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