Little Franklin

Kerr Eby, American (born Japan), 1890 - 1946



Etching and sandpaper ground on laid paper

Trial proof

Plate: 8 9/16 × 14 5/8 in. (21.7 × 37.2 cm)

Sheet: 11 9/16 × 18 1/8 in. (29.3 × 46.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Trial Proof.; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Kerr Eby imp.; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: M127HK; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: O.S. E.258-22; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: Little Franklin; Watermark, lower left: Hand Made; Watermark, lower right: F J Head & Co


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

Giardina (1997): 192

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