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Duplessis/Portrait of Benjamin Franklin

Large color portrait of Franklin, in three-quarter left profile, dressed in a coat with fur collar.

Engraved by F. Janinet, Paris, 1789, after the original 1778 oil painting by Joseph Siffred Duplessis (the original portrait shows Franklin in three-quarter right profile). [Note: Description on back most assuredly is not an engraving by McArdell, nor is it after B. Wilson's portrait of Franklin.]

ID: 2003-00179
Franklin, Benjamin

Creation Jan. 1, 1789

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 12.25 x 16 in. ; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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