Purse/wallet, late 18th century
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England or France
Leather and paper; L. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm), W. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Barry and Sara Pipino
A rectangular leather gentleman's wallet (or "pocketbook") survived among Franklin's descendants until the 1920's with a history of having been owned and used by Franklin. Bought by an antiquarian, it has survived in his collection.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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