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Admiral Franklin? : Yes, Admiral Franklin.: PB 18-2004

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Admiral Franklin? : Yes, Admiral Franklin.


Designer: Carnes, A. Burton
Illustrator: DePol, John
Typographer: Baumwell, M. J.
Printer: Eilert Printing Company
Binder (person): Sendor Bindory



"How Benjamin Franklin influenced the outcome of the War for independence from England in the little known role of amateur admiral".
"This keepsake is the twenty second in the Printing Week library of Benjamin Franklin keepsakes. It is published in connection with Printing Week in New York 1975 commemorating the 269th birthday of Benjamin Franklin, printer, January 17, 1975" - t.p. verso.

50 p ; 19 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1975


"Privately printed.". Paper for cover is Mohawk Navajo. Paper for the text is Mohawk Vellum. Binding: blue paper, gold stamped, over boards.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 18-2004
Primary reference Number: 99070
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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