Painting by Gilbert Stuart. In the Bowdoin College Art Collection, Brunswick, Maine. By courtesy of Gerald G. Wilder, Esq., Librarian, Bowdoin College. Frontispiece
|BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 1787|
Painting by Charles Willson Peale. In the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. The bequest of Mrs. Joseph Harrison. Charles Henry Hart says: "This is the latest portrait of Franklin from life. It was painted during the sittings of the convention to frame the Constitution of the United States. The portrait seems to express the individuality of the man more satisfactorily than any other of Franklin's portraits." Facing page 10
Plaster cast from the marble bust by Cerrachi. In the collection of the New York Historical Society. " " 20
|BACK OF THE STATE HOUSE, PHILADELPHIA|
Engraving by W. Birch, 1799. Photograph in the collection of Ph. B. Wallace, Philadelphia. " " 108
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Publication information: Book title: The Fathers of the Constitution:A Chronicle of the Establishment of the Union. Contributors: Max Farrand - Author. Publisher: Yale University Press. Place of publication: New Haven, CT. Publication year: 1921. Page number: ix.