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Filleul/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Engraving by Goldar, crude likeness of Franklin, inspired by 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.

Published by T. Fielding, Sept. 23, 1785.


ID: 2003-00178
Franklin, Benjamin

Creation Sep. 23, 1785

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 5.25 x 8.5 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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