Snuffbox with portrait of Benjamin Franklin, 1779
Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004
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Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004

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François Dumont (Attributed)
Watercolor on ivory and tortoiseshell; H. 1 in. (2.5 cm), Diam. 2 3/8 in. (6.0 cm)
Collection of Stuart E. Karu
Tortoiseshell snuffbox bearing a portrait of Franklin, given by him to Georgiana Shipley, the daughter of a close friend.
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