Portrait medallion of Benjamin Franklin (Wedgwood), 1777 or after
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Burslem, England
William Hackwood, Josiah Wedgwood
White on blue jasperware; H. 1 3/4 in. (4.1 cm), W. 1 3/8 in. (3.3 cm), D. 1/8 in. (0.3 cm)
Frankliniana Collection, The Franklin Institute, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.), 52-1
The Wedgwood "Franklins" were key in maintaining Franklin's reputation in England during the critical years of the war and in echoing his fame more lately and broadly.
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