Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
The Youthful Franklin

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Accession# 1932.018
Artist McKenzie, Robert Tait
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Purchased by Archer M. Huntington
Date 1914
Description "The Youthful Franklin" by Robert Tait McKenzie

Figure/male/history/monument

"The young Franklin strides forward with a sturdy walking stick in one hand and a bundle in the other, looking eagerly ahead. He is dressed in colonial costume. The dates on the base are 1706, his birth; 1723, the year he arrived at Philidelphia, having walked from Amboy to Burlington; and 1790, his death." (Proske 148)


Home Location LOA/radial bed/right side
Makers mark OIDK GORHAM CO
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/cast
Object ID S.1932.018
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Gorham Company
Sig Loc on base at left
Signed Name R. Tait McKenzie 1914
Sub-category Art
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