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Benjamin Smith Barton
Original Author: Christian Gobrecht
Created: 1816
Medium: Stipple engraving

Benjamin Smith Barton

Dr. Benjamin Smith Barton, a Philadelphia physician as well as a prominent botanist and naturalist, is the subject of this 1816 stipple engraving by Christian Gobrecht. Gobrecht later served as the chief engraver of the U.S. Mint.

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