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Creator:
Print made by Edward Savage, 1761–1817, American
after David Martin, 1736/7–1798, British
Title:
Benjamin Franklin
Date:
1793
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, rough, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 × 16 9/16 inches (54.9 × 42.1 cm), Plate: 21 × 16 inches (53.3 × 40.6 cm), and Image: 18 1/16 × 14 inches (45.9 × 35.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "J.S.| [CW]"

Lettered, lower left; "D. Martin pinxt"; lettered, lower right: "E.Savage sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "Benjamin Franklin L.L.D. - F.R.L. | London, Published Septr. 17, 1793, by E.Savage, No.50, Hatton Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.568
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22264
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