Benjamin Franklin, American theorist on static electricity, c 1780.

 
Benjamin Franklin, American theorist on static electricity, c 1780.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

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Plaster bust. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) trained as a printer, first in his family's firm in Boston, and later in England. He became a notable publisher but is now better known as one of the founders of the science of electricity. He became interested in the principles of electricity in 1747 and published 'Experiments and Observations on Electricity' in London in 1751.

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