Benjamin Franklin

Richard W. Dodson, American, 1812 - 1867
after James Barton Longacre, American, 1794 - 1869
after Antoine Noel Benoit de Graincourt, French, 1748 - 1823
after Joseph-Siffrein Duplessis, French, 1725 - 1802


Mid-19th century

Engraving on paper

Image: 4 7/16 × 3 11/16 in. (11.3 × 9.4 cm)

Sheet: 9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (25 × 18.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Below image, center: Engd. [d superscript] by R.W.Dodson from a Painting by J.B.Longacre after an Original Miniature in possession of W.J.Duane Esqre__ [re superscript] / BENJAMIN FRANKLIN / [signature:] Benj. Franklin.


Source unknown; catalogued 2014.

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