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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Artist
J. Pelicier, active 1780 - 1790
Sitter
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790
Date
1782
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Dimensions
Image: 8.2 × 6 cm (3 1/4 × 2 3/8")
Sheet: 25.5 × 18 cm (10 1/16 × 7 1/16")
Topic
Printed Material\Map
Nature & Environment\Plant\Wreath
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Eagle
Nature & Environment\Lightning
Costume\Dress Accessory\Fur trim
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; transfer from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
S/NPG.87.222
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery