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Jack Keay
Ben Franklin The Scientist (Original)

Ben Franklin The Scientist (Original) by Jack Keay at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Jack Keay (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 17" x 11" (420mm x 275mm)
Date: 1975

This is the unique original Gouache painting by Jack Keay.

In the left hand panel Benjamin Franklin conducts his famous experiment in a thunderstorm to prove lightning was made of electricity. He did this on the 4th July 1752.

On the right we see him attaching a lightning conductor to his house - the first time this had ever been done.

From Look and Learn issue 701 published 21st June 1975.

Price:  160.00
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Jack Keay

Jack Keay