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Benjamin Franklin

Subject:
Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706 - 1790  Search this
Manufacturer:
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Sèvres, France, founded 1738  Search this
After:
Jean-Jacques Caffiéri, French, 1725 - 1792  Search this
Medium:
Unglazed porcelain (bisque)
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Bust
Object Name:
Bust
Made in:
France
Date:
1790–1795
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane
Accession Number:
1926-22-447-a,b
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Figure

Subject:
Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706 - 1790  Search this
Medium:
Molded, glazed and gilt earthenware
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Figure
Made in:
England
Date:
mid- 19th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-43-35
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Medallion

Designer:
Jean-Baptiste Nini, Italian, active Italy and France, 1717 - 1786  Search this
Subject:
Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706 - 1790  Search this
Medium:
Molded terracotta
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Medallion
Place:
France
Date:
1777
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Accession Number:
1941-68-1
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Declaration of Independence diorama

Artist:
Bartlett Frost, 20th Century  Search this
Copy after:
John Trumbull, 6 Jun 1756 - 10 Nov 1843  Search this
Sitter:
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Roger Sherman, c. 19 Apr 1721 - 23 Jul 1793  Search this
Robert Robert Livingston, 1718 - 1775  Search this
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Charles Thomson, 29 Nov 1729 - 16 Aug 1824  Search this
John Hancock, 12 Jan 1737 - 8 Oct 1793  Search this
Medium:
Wax figures and mixed media
Dimensions:
194 x 142 x 99 cm. (76 3/8 x 55 7/8 x 39")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1969
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Robert Robert Livingston: Male  Search this
Robert Robert Livingston: Politics and Government\Politician  Search this
Robert Robert Livingston: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Landowner  Search this
Robert Robert Livingston: Law and Law Enforcement\Attorney  Search this
Charles Thomson: Male  Search this
Charles Thomson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Charles Thomson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Charles Thomson: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Charles Thomson: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Charles Thomson: Communications\Translator  Search this
Charles Thomson: Crafts and Trades\Culinary Arts\Distiller  Search this
John Adams: Male  Search this
John Adams: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  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
John Hancock: Male  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
John Hancock: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Roger Sherman: Male  Search this
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Roger Sherman: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Justice of the Peace  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution  Search this
Roger Sherman: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary  Search this
Roger Sherman: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Cobbler  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\New Haven, CT  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
AD/NPG.69.17
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Indépendence des États-Unis

Artist:
Louis Roger  Search this
Copy after:
Jean Duplessi-Bertaux, active 1747 - 1819  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
King Louis XVI of France, 1754 - 1793  Search this
Medium:
Aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30.9 × 22.5 cm (12 3/16 × 8 7/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1786
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Bird\Rooster  Search this
Allegorical  Search this
Nature & Environment\Feather  Search this
Equipment\Anchor  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  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
King Louis XVI of France: Male  Search this
King Louis XVI of France: Rulers and Nobility\King\France  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection
Object number:
NPG.2013.136
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Nini, 1717 - 1786  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Terra-cotta medallion
Dimensions:
Height: 11.1cm (4 3/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1777
Topic:
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.66.12
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Benjamin Franklin

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
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
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Johann Martin Will, 1727 - 1806  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Nicholas Cochin, 1715 - 1790  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 30.1 x 23.5 cm (11 7/8 x 9 1/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1777
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur  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.69.30
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Jean Jacques Caffieri, 25 Apr 1725 - 21 Jun 1792  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
White marble
Dimensions:
56.8cm (22 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
after 1777
Topic:
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.69.61
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Pierre-Michel Alix, 1762 - 1817  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Amedee Philippe Van Loo, 1719 - 1795?  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Color aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 24.1 x 20.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1790
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  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.70.65
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Edward Fisher, 1722 - 1785  Search this
Copy after:
Mason Chamberlin, 1727 - 1787  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 34.9 x 27.7cm (13 3/4 x 10 7/8")
Sheet: 39.4 x 27.9cm (15 1/2 x 11")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Print
Date:
1763
Topic:
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  Search this
Equipment\Laboratory Equipment  Search this
Nature & Environment\Storm  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.70.66
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Edward Savage, 26 Nov 1761 - 6 Jul 1817  Search this
Copy after:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
David Martin, 1736/7 - 1798  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 45.7 x 35.5 cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Print
Date:
1793
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  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.70.9
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Congress Voting Independence

Artist:
Edward Savage, 26 Nov 1761 - 6 Jul 1817  Search this
Sitter:
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Roger Sherman, c. 19 Apr 1721 - 23 Jul 1793  Search this
Thomas Jefferson, 13 Apr 1743 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
John Hancock, 12 Jan 1737 - 8 Oct 1793  Search this
Edward Rutledge, 23 Nov 1749 - 23 Jan 1800  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Charles Carroll, 1737 - 1832  Search this
Richard Henry Lee, 20 Jan 1732 - 19 Jun 1794  Search this
Samuel Adams, 27 Sep 1722 - 2 Oct 1803  Search this
Medium:
Stipple and line engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 47.9 x 65.5 cm (18 7/8 x 25 13/16")
Sight: 49.2 x 67 cm (19 3/8 x 26 3/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1906 (restrike from c. 1803 unfinished plate)
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Interior\Legislative chamber  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Male  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\State Legislator\South Carolina  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Edward Rutledge: Politics and Government\Governor\South Carolina  Search this
Charles Carroll: Male  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Charles Carroll: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Railroad  Search this
Charles Carroll: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\State Senator\Maryland  Search this
Charles Carroll: Politics and Government\US Senator\Maryland  Search this
John Adams: Male  Search this
John Adams: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Adams: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  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
John Hancock: Male  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
John Hancock: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
John Hancock: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Male  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Virginia  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Richard Henry Lee: Politics and Government\US Senator\Virginia  Search this
Roger Sherman: Male  Search this
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Roger Sherman: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Roger Sherman: Law and Law Enforcement\Justice of the Peace  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Statesman\Signer of Constitution  Search this
Roger Sherman: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Revolutionary  Search this
Roger Sherman: Crafts and Trades\Craftsman\Cobbler  Search this
Roger Sherman: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\New Haven, CT  Search this
Samuel Adams: Male  Search this
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Samuel Adams: Politics and Government\Lieutenant Governor\Massachusetts  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Male  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Politics and Government\Governor\Virginia  Search this
Thomas Jefferson: Education\Founder\University  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.74.59
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Benjamin Franklin

Cast after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Terra cotta
Dimensions:
39cm (15 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
after 1778
Topic:
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.76.40
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Benjamin Franklin

Cast after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
28.5cm (11 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
after 1778
Topic:
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; gift of Joseph Hennage
Object number:
NPG.76.58
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Francois Denis Nee, 1732 - 1817  Search this
Copy after:
Louis Carrogis De Carmontelle, 1717 - 1806  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
31cm x 19.2cm (12 3/16" x 7 9/16"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1781
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Clouds  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  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.77.218
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Justus Chevillet, 1729 - 1802  Search this
Copy after:
Joseph Siffred Duplessis, 22 Sep 1725 - 1 Apr 1802  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 26.6 x 17.9 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/16")
Sheet: 43 x 29.3 cm (16 15/16 x 11 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1778-1784
Topic:
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.77.219
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Louis Joseph Masquelier, 1741 - 1811  Search this
Copy after:
Jean Michel Moreau, Le Jeune, 1741 - 1814  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
23.3cm x 33.1cm (9 3/16" x 13 1/16"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1792
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Water  Search this
Printed Material  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Vehicle\Boat  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree\Palm  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Wreath\Laurel  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\Banner  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.77.349
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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
James McArdell, c. 1729 - 1765  Search this
Copy after:
Benjamin Wilson, 1721 - 1788  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
30.2cm x 24.9cm (11 7/8" x 9 13/16"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1761
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Equipment\Drafting & Writing Implements\Writing implement\Pen\Quill  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.77.77
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George Washington and Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Johann Caspar Lavater, 1741 - 1801  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 10.1cm x 15.9 cm (4" x 6 1/4")
Plate: 11.1cm x 17.7 cm (4 3/8" x 6 15/16")
Sheet: 12.5cm x 19 cm (4 15/16" x 7 1/2")
Type:
Print
Date:
1788
Topic:
Silhouette  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  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.77.78
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Exhibition:
2019 Paper Rotations
America's Presidents (Reinstallation September 2017)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 240
NPG, South Gallery 240
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.78

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