Oil on glass; H. 9 in. (22.9 cm), W. 6.37 in. (16.2 cm)
Collection of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pa.), M667
Images of Franklin have continued to be created since his lifetime, and have been valued both as artifacts and as icons. This reverse painting on glass could have been done at any time from Franklin's lifetime through the first half of the 19th century.