Benjamin Franklin is pictured holding a book entitled "Electric Expts," next to scientific instruments, while in the background lightning strikes a village. Artist: Benjamin Wilson (1721-1788). Image date: 1761.
Image ID: 001798
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Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, Americas, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Wilson, Early-Modern, Eon4615, EonBudget, Illustrations, People, Science-Technology, United States, electricity, independence, inventors, lightning, scientists, statesmen