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Martin/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Portrait of Franklin seated at a table, wearing glasses and chin resting on thumb of right hand, reading a manuscript. Reproduction of Franklin signature below portrait.

Engraving by T. B. Welch after a 1772 replica painting by David Martin (1737-1798) [note the plain, round, upholstered back of chair], in possession of the American Philosophical Society.

ID: 2003-00167
Franklin, Benjamin

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 5 x 8.75 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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