"Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World," Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary traveling exhibition, 2005-2008
Benjamin Franklin and his Circle: A Catalogue of an Exhibition (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1936) (notes by R.T.H. Halsey, Joseph Downs, and Marshall Davidson)
Heckscher, Morrison H., American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 2, Late Colonial Period, Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles ( New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985)
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)
A gift of Gladys (Mrs. Alfred) Mueller to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1956. Gladys Mueller descended from Franklin through William Bache. The stand was owned in her family with a tradition that it was designed by Franklin.