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Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
by Page Talbott (ed).
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World examines the many facets of Americaís most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced ever y aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklinís 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklinís life and cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustrated by more than 265 color images. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005)
Naturally Fond of Pictures: American Illustration of the 1840s and 1850s
James Fuller Queen, Souvenir of the coldest winter on record. Scene on the Delaware River at Philada. during the severe winter of 1856 (Philadelphia: P.S. Duval & Co.ís steam lith. Press, 1856). Color lithograph.
H. B. McCalla (Philadelphia: ca. 1852)
Philadelphia Then and Now: 60 Matching Photographic Views from 1859-1952 and from 1986-1988
William B. Dixey, Plumber, gas & steam fitter, Home heating and plumbing service, 3826 Market St., tradecard, ca. 1870s.
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