Benjamin Franklin played chess. 'Nuff said

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    Enough said ? No : let me add something, Edward Harrison Mays is the painter of " Lady Howe checkmates Benjamin Franklin " painted in the year 1774.

    Behind the table is Richard Howe ( brother of Lady Howe ) with a cash-box,  referring to an incident about corruptly accepting money ( what Benjamin Franklin did not do ) concerning the British-American troubles before The Revolution started. 

    ' nuff said ? ' ...   or want more ? ...

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