Stephen Elmer (Attributed)
Oil on canvas; Canvas: H. 29 1/2 in. (75.0 cm), W. 24 in. (61.0 cm)
The College of Optometrists (British Optical Association Museum) (London, LDBOA1999.162
This image is one of three currently known by Stephen Elmer. They have been accepted (with some slight hesitation) since the early 19th century as portraying Franklin. It is probably safest to call it a representation of Franklin as perceived, rather than a portrait of Franklin as observed.