A CONFERENCE between the D___L and Doctor D___E/ Together with the Doctor's Epitaph on himself (A Conference between the Devil and Dr. Dove), 1764
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Photo courtresy of the Library Company of Philadelphia

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Henry Dawkins (Attributed), Isaac Hunt (Attributed)
Copperplate engraving; H. 22 cm, W. 34 cm
Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)
The political or social cartoon was as effective a weapon in Franklin's lifetime as it is today. Franklin is known to have commented on the subject of this cartoon, which concerned a man with whom he had dealings. Its history of ownership suggests that he may have owned it.

Franklin's copy of this cartoon is in the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

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