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For Immediate Release
Office of the First Lady
March 23, 2006

The Artifacts on Display at the Celebration of the 300th Anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's Birth

Constitution of the United States.
[Philadelphia: Dunlap and Claypoole, 1787]
Printed with Benjamin Franklin's handwritten annotations.
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
Owned by Benjamin Franklin

Louis Sicardy
Miniature portrait of Louis XVI, 1784
Watercolor on ivory with gold and glass
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

Elias Boudinot
Tankard (Philadelphia), 1733-1752
The Frankliniana Collection, The Franklin Institute, Inc., Philadelphia.
Owned by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Poor Richard, 1733
Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia.

Cicero, translated by James Logan
M.T. Cicero's Cato Major
Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1744.
Library Company of Philadelphia.

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