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Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
David Martin, 1736/7 - 1798  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas mounted on board
Dimensions:
127.2 × 101.4 cm (50 1/16 × 39 15/16")
Frame: 154.9 × 129.5 × 10.2 cm (61 × 51 × 4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1767
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  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:
Owner: The White House
Website: www.whitehouse.gov
Object number:
L/NPG.1.2019
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 150a
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_L_NPG.1.2019

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Francois Marie Suzanne, 1750 - 1850?  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic; Staffordshire
Dimensions:
19.5 × 9.5 × 8.5 cm (7 11/16 × 3 3/4 × 3 3/8")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
n.d.a.
Topic:
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne  Search this
Costume\Footwear\Shoes  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:
Owner: American Philosophical Society
Website: www.amphilsoc.org/
Object number:
58.S.67*
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_58.S.67_

Benjamin Franklin

Attribution:
Robert Edge Pine, c. 1720 - 1788  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
69.3cm x 58cm (27 5/16" x 22 13/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800-1850
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat  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:
Owner: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
Website: www.philadelphiahistory.org/
Object number:
AK-3
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_AK-3

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Francois Marie Suzanne, 1750 - 1850?  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
127cm x 55cm x 47cm (50" x 21 5/8" x 18 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1800-1850
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:
Owner: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
Website: www.philadelphiahistory.org/
Object number:
PA290557
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA290557

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
David Martin, 1736/7 - 1798  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Dimensions:
76.2 × 63.5cm (30 × 25")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Pennsylvania\Bucks\New Hope
Date:
early 19th Century
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  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:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
PA990201
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Catalog of American Portraits
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Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PA990201

Benjamin Franklin

Attribution:
John Vanderlyn, 1776 - 1852  Search this
Copy after:
Joseph Wright, 16 Jul 1756 - c. 11 Oct 1793  Search this
Joseph Siffred Duplessis, 22 Sep 1725 - 1 Apr 1802  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
73.7 x 61cm (29 x 24")
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1782
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
Object number:
PC991454
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PC991454

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
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
America's Presidents (Reinstallation September 2017)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 240
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.78

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Giuseppe Iardella, ? - about 1831  Search this
Other attribution:
Giuseppe Ceracchi, 4 Jul 1751 - 31 Jan 1801  Search this
Former attribution:
Jean Jacques Caffieri, 25 Apr 1725 - 21 Jun 1792  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
62cm x 56cm x 38cm (24 7/16" x 22 1/16" x 14 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1775-1790
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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1811.1 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1811.1_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
58.4cm x 48.2cm (23" x 19"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1785
Topic:
None  Search this
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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1912.14.2 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1912.14.2_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Attribution:
Joseph Wright, 16 Jul 1756 - c. 11 Oct 1793  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:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
78.7cm x 66cm (31" x 26"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1782
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1912.14.6 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1912.14.6_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
David Martin, 1736/7 - 1798  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
125.7cm x 100.3cm (49 1/2" x 39 1/2"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1767-1795
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Printed Material\Papers  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture  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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1943.16.1 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1943.16.1_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Isaac Broome, 1835 - 1922  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
55.9cm x 33.3cm x 35.6cm (22" x 13 1/8" x 14"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1857 - 1858
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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1944.16 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1944.16_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
19.7cm (7 3/4"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
19th Century
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:
Owner: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Object number:
1944.32 PAFA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1944.32_PAFA

Benjamin Franklin

Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Charles Dixon, active 1748 - 1798  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
5cm x 3.9cm (1 15/16" x 1 9/16"), Sight
Overall: 5.1 x 3.8 cm (2 x 1 1/2 in.)
Culture:
Charles Dixon: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1757
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Turban  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
Charles Dixon: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Website: https://www.mfa.org/collections/search
Object number:
43.1318 MFAB
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_43.1318_MFAB

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
Giuseppe Ceracchi, 4 Jul 1751 - 31 Jan 1801  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:
Marble
Dimensions:
57.1cm x 50.8cm x 34.2cm (22 1/2" x 20" x 13 7/16"), Estimate
Type:
Sculpture
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:
Owner: Private Collection
Object number:
L70.97
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_L70.97

Benjamin Franklin

Artist:
Joseph Wright, 16 Jul 1756 - c. 11 Oct 1793  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:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76.8 × 60.6 cm (30 1/4 × 23 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1782
Topic:
None  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:
Owner: George Washington University
Website: www.gwu.edu/
Object number:
85.5 CGA
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
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edanmdm:npg_85.5_CGA

An Impartial History of the War in America, Vol. 1

Artist:
Robert Pollard, 1755 - 1838  Search this
Copy after:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Lee, 26 Jan 1731 - 2 Oct 1782  Search this
King George III of England, 1738 - 1820  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Lord Frederick North, 1732 - 1792  Search this
John Hancock, 12 Jan 1737 - 8 Oct 1793  Search this
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Sir William Howe, 1729 - 1814  Search this
Israel Putnam, 1718 - 1790  Search this
Sir Hugh Smithson Percy, 1715 - 1786  Search this
Sir Henry Clinton, 1738? - 1795  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain, 1716 - 1785  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 20.5 x 8.6cm (8 1/16 x 3 3/8")
Plate: 17.5 x 11cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16")
Book: 21.1 x 14 x 3.6cm (8 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/16")
Culture:
Charles Lee: European\British\English  Search this
King George III of England: European\British\English  Search this
Sir Hugh Smithson Percy: European\British\English  Search this
Lord Frederick North: European\British\English  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain: European\British\English  Search this
Sir William Howe: European\British\English  Search this
Sir Henry Clinton: European\British\English  Search this
Type:
Book
Place:
United Kingdom\England
Date:
c. 1782
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Tricorne  Search this
Costume\Armor\Gorget  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
Charles Lee: Male  Search this
Charles Lee: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Charles Lee: Military\Army\Officer\General  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
King George III of England: Male  Search this
King George III of England: Rulers and Nobility\King\England  Search this
Sir Hugh Smithson Percy: Male  Search this
Sir Hugh Smithson Percy: Politics and Government\Statesman\British  Search this
Sir Hugh Smithson Percy: Rulers and Nobility\Aristocrat\Duke  Search this
Israel Putnam: Male  Search this
Israel Putnam: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
Lord Frederick North: Male  Search this
Lord Frederick North: Politics and Government\Government Official\British  Search this
Lord Frederick North: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Prime Minister\Great Britain  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain: Male  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Lord George Sackville Germain: Politics and Government\Statesman\British  Search this
Sir William Howe: Male  Search this
Sir William Howe: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Sir Henry Clinton: Male  Search this
Sir Henry Clinton: Military\Army\Officer\British  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.75.28.1
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Benjamin Franklin

Title:
An Impartial History of the War in America
Artist:
Robert Pollard, 1755 - 1838  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20.5 x 12.3cm (8 1/16 x 4 13/16")
Type:
Bound Object
Place:
United Kingdom\England
Date:
c. 1782
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:
S/NPG.75.28.1.c
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How to Obtain a Patent

Artist:
James Henry Moser, 1854 - 1913  Search this
Sitter:
Elias Howe, 9 Jul 1819 - 3 Oct 1867  Search this
Alexander Graham Bell, 3 Mar 1847 - 2 Aug 1922  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison, 11 Feb 1847 - 18 Oct 1931  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Cyrus Hall McCormick, 15 Feb 1809 - 13 May 1884  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse, 27 Apr 1791 - 2 Apr 1872  Search this
Medium:
Pencil, pen, and black ink with grey watercolor and white heightening on white paper
Dimensions:
14.9 x 23cm (5 7/8 x 9 1/16")
Culture:
Alexander Graham Bell: European\British\Scottish  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1898
Topic:
Architecture\Building  Search this
Artwork\Sculpture\Statue  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Male  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Thomas Alva Edison: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Elias Howe: Male  Search this
Elias Howe: Science and Technology\Inventor\Sewing machine  Search this
Elias Howe: Crafts and Trades\Machinist  Search this
Alexander Graham Bell: Male  Search this
Alexander Graham Bell: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Alexander Graham Bell: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Alexander Graham Bell: Science and Technology\Inventor\Telephone  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
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Male  Search this
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer  Search this
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Cyrus Hall McCormick: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Historical Society\President  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Male  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Portraitist  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Communications\Journalist  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Education\Founder\College  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Samuel Finley Breese Morse: Science and Technology\Inventor\Telegraph  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Website: ndm.si.edu
Object number:
1954.125.53 CHNDM
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Signing of the Treaty of Paris

Title:
American Peace Commissioners
Artist:
Benjamin West, 10 Oct 1738 - 11 Mar 1820  Search this
Sitter:
John Jay, 12 Dec 1745 - 17 May 1829  Search this
John Adams, 30 Oct 1735 - 4 Jul 1826  Search this
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Henry Laurens, 6 Mar 1724 - 8 Dec 1792  Search this
William Temple Franklin, 1760 - 1823  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 72.1cm x 92.4cm (28 3/8" x 36 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1783
Topic:
Printed Material\Document\Scroll  Search this
John Jay: Male  Search this
John Jay: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John Jay: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Jay: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
John Jay: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
John Jay: Law and Law Enforcement\Judge\Justice\US Supreme Court Justice\Chief Justice of US  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
William Temple Franklin: Male  Search this
William Temple Franklin: Communications\Publisher  Search this
William Temple Franklin: Communications\Journalist\Editor  Search this
Henry Laurens: Male  Search this
Henry Laurens: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental  Search this
Henry Laurens: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
Henry Laurens: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Henry Laurens: Military\Militia\Officer  Search this
Henry Laurens: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Planter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Website: www.winterthur.org/
Object number:
1957.0856
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1957.0856

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