Handkerchief, 1790-1810
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Photo courtesy of Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

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The handkerchief contains a central portrait of Franklin, surrounded by 18 ovals and two crescents, each illustrating one of the most popular maxims from "Poor Richard." The sayings have provided irresistible subjects for the souvenir trade since they were published.

Winterthur's records cite S.J. Hawlin as the artist responsible for the image.
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