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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-25:002
Type of object:  picture
Dimensions:  152 x 199mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  genre
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  New York
Date:  18441849?
Comments to date:  The years of publication of this Columbian Magazine. The engraver, H. S. Sadd, moved to New York from London in 1840, before he emigrated to Australia.
Short summary:  Picturing Benjamin Franklin and a boy flying a kite that is struck by lightning.
Title:  The Philosopher & his Kite. Designed expressly for the Columbian Magazine by J. L. Morton
Person:  Morton, John Ludlow, 1792 (New York)-1871 (New York), Painter, artist
Person:  Sadd, Henry Samuel, 1811?-1893, Engraver, artist
Person:  Franklin, Benjamin, 1706 (Boston)-1790 (Philadelphia), portrayed
Person:  Neale, William, fl. 1845?, Printer, printer
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Columbian Magazine [1844-1849?] (Periodical)
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