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Franklin Inn Club Signboard

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Franklin Inn Club Signboard, 1911, R. Tait Mackenzie, bronze, 3.5 inches high, Joseph B. Wolffe, 2011.36.77.

Bronze signboard for the Franklin Inn Club, an organization that was founded in 1902 to promote the lively discussion of the arts, sciences, law, and journalism in Philadelphia. The club was and continues to be inspired by Benjamin Franklin who, on June 15, 1752, proved that lightning is electricity.

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