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Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Nini, 1717 - 1786  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Walpole, 1755 - 1840  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Terra-cotta medallion
Dimensions:
8.9cm (3 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1777
Provenance:
(William H. Schab, Rare Books, Manuscripts, Prints & Drawings); purchased NPG 1966
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur  Search this
Medallion  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Male  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Printer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.66.13
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.66.13