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Catalog Number C06.500
Title Bust of Benjamin Franklin
Object Name Drawing
Description A pen and ink drawing of a Bust of Franklin by David C. Hinman 1846. The sculptor of this bust is by Hezekiah Augur [1791-1858]. The drawing is framed with a picture of the artist presenting the drawing to Mrs. Peters on Sept. 26, 1846. The pencil drawing has stipple shading.

Special Markings:
Signed "H. Augur /D.C. Hina\man /Drawn especially for Mrs. Peter's collection of '""Franklins" from the Original Bust by Mr. Augur" Request was Will Mrs. Peters have the kindness to give Dr. Franklin's Head a shelter under her roof-much obliged. Her Obt. servt. D.C.H.

References:
Peter Hastings Faulk, ed. Who Was Who in American Art 1999 p. 1572.
Hinman, David C. [Stipple Engraver} mid-19th C. Address New Haven, CT 1830's-1840's. worked under his own name and as a member of the firm Daggett, Hinman & Co.
Grozelier, Sara Peters [1821-1907 miniaturist and lithographer.
Date 1846
Artist Augur, Hezekiah
Dimensions H-7 W-6.5 inches
Material Pen and ink on paper
Place of Origin Connecticut
People Augur, Hezekigh 1791-1858
Hinman, David C.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Subjects Drawing
Pencil Drawing