[Portrait Engraving of Benjamin Franklin].

Unusual and scarce stipple engraved portrait of Benjamin Franklin. “Full bust, head three-quarters to left. Oval, with drapery on either side. Over the oval a representation of a kite and electric storm; at the bottom of oval a kneeling Indian girl and the Angel of Fame blowing a trumpet.” (Carson)

Description: [Portrait Engraving of Benjamin Franklin].

[London:] Pub:...by M. Jones, Paternoster Row, 1805. Paper window mount. Platemark trimmed: 6¼ x 3​⅞ inches. Large wove sheet with light and moderate foxing; very ample margins and with a watermarked date of 1892: 12 x 9½ inches.


Carson Collection 1739. Not in Weitenkampf. Not in Sellers, Franklin in Portraiture.

Price: $150.00

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