Portrait print of Benjamin Franklin (Chamberlin/Fisher), 1763
Collection of Stuart E....
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Collection of Stuart E. Karu. Photo by Peter Harholdt

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Edward Fisher
Mezzotint; Plate size: H. 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm), W. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm)
Collection of Stuart E. Karu
This engraved portrait of Franklin the scientist shows him as the larger European world first knew him: with books and the tools of his electrical experiments. This mezzotint is a multiple image based on the portrait by Mason Chamberlin.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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