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Chamberlin/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Franklin seated in chair, resting his left hand on desk, holding papers, and with a feather quill in his right hand. An arrangement of rods and bells behind chair; an electrical storm show through a window in background. Franklin signature reproduced below portrait.

Engraving by C. Turner, after a 1762 painting by Mason Chamberlin.


ID: 2003-00160
Franklin, Benjamin

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 6.5 x 8.5 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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