Portrait print of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington (after Lavater), 1788
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Photo courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

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The print was by an unidentified artist; the profile of Franklin was a copy after Johann Caspar Lavater, Swiss author of a work on the then-popular study of physiognomy (the pseudo-science of interpreting the nature and abilities of a person by the study of his head and face.

An image can be found here.

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