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Filleul/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Line engraving by Louis Jacques Cathelin (1739-1804) after a ca. 1778 oil painting by Mme. Anne Rosalie Filleul (1752-1794).

Shows Franklin dressed in a fur-trimmed dressing gown, shirt open at the collar, body slightly to the left and head at a three-quarter right profile, right hand extended over a map of Philadelphia, found on table along with spectacles.

ID: 2003-00122
Franklin, Benjamin

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 11 x 15.5 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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