Cartoon Auction

A famous political cartoon created by Benjamin Franklin is up for auction. The May 9, 1754, copy of The Pennsylvania Gazette, in which Franklin’s “Join, or Die” cartoon appeared, is expected to fetch between $100,000 and $200,000.

Heritage Auctions will play host to the sale Sept. 13.

We wrote about Benjamin Franklin and his role in the American Revolution in our July 2006 issue. Click here to check it out.


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