Handkerchief, 1790-1810
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Ink on cotton; H. 22 in., W. 25 3/4 in.
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Winterthur, Del.), 1959.0956
A rectangular handkerchief, printed in red with a portrait of Franklin surrounded by scenes illustrating his maxims, was one of the ways in which Franklin was memorialized in the years immediately after his death.
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