Type ladle, ca. 1785
Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004
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Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004

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Talbott, Page, ed., Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World (New Haven and London: Yale University, 2005) (companion book to exhibition of same title)

According to the records of The Franklin Institute, the ladle has a history of having been used by "Benny" Bache in his printing shop. It was purchased from the American Type Founders Co., Jersey City, NJ, prior to January 24, 1934.
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