Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (Wright - Boston), ca. 1782
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Commissioned by Richard Oswald; a gift from Oswald to a family member, either Dr. James Oswald, his brother; or Alexander Oswald, his nephew. From Alexander Oswald to James, his son; From James Oswald to Joseph Parkes. From Parkes to Gardner Brewer, by sale; From Brewer to Boston Public Library, by gift.
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