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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Alternate Title
The Vision of Columbus
Artist
John Scoles, 1793 - 1844?
Copy after
Jean-Baptiste Nini, 1717 - 1786
Thomas Walpool, Jr.
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Date
1793
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on leather (cover of book)
Dimensions
Image: 9.4 × 7.3 cm (3 11/16 × 2 7/8")
Book closed: 21 × 14 cm (8 1/4 × 5 1/2")
Book open: 21 × 25.5 cm (8 1/4 × 10 1/16")
Topic
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur
Benjamin Franklin: Male
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman\Signer of Declaration
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Printer
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.80.120.A
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery