Replica of Lightning Conductor by Benjamin Franklin, United States, 1730-1760

Made:
1730-1760 (original); 1931-1939 (replica)

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Replica of an early iron lightning conductor erected by Benjamin Franklin in Pennsylvania, America, 1730-1760 (original), 1931-1939

Details

Category:
Geophysics
Object Number:
1939-194
Measurements:
overall (lying down): 30 mm x 390 mm x 190 mm, .735kg
type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • architectural element
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
credit:
Franklin Institute of Pennsylvania