Allegorical print with Franklin, L'APÔTRE DE LA LIBERTÉ IMMORTALISÉ, between May 1790 and October 1791
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American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

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Baricou Montbrun
Ink on paper;
American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)
In this allegorical print, Franklin is being assumed into heaven as the world mourns his loss. The artist has employed many visual references that would have been familiar to his peers. Terms of Use Credits