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Cameo portrait of Benjamin Franklin

White and lavender shell.

Signed

"No 350 King" (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Abbott Lawrence by 1876; to MFA April 22, 1876, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Abbott Lawrence

mid-19th century

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

76.257

Medium or Technique

Horn, ivory, bone, shell

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment