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Portrait Bust of Franklin B. Sanborn
  • Francis Edwin Elwell
    active: United States
  • Portrait Bust of Franklin B. Sanborn, 1901
  • Where object was made: United States
  • paint, plaster
  • Object Height: with base 62.5 cm
    Object Height: with base 24 5/8 in
  • Gift of the artist, 1901 (transferred from University Archives, Spencer Research Library)
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0097

Bust sculpture of a man (Franklin B. Sanborn) with a mustache and soul patch. His hair is parted on the proper left side of figure. His head is elevated on a round footed pedestal. Directly under the neck reads "F.B. SANBORN."