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Adam Smith (1723-1790), Political economist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Author of The Wealth of Nations, 1776; his theory of free trade was to replace the concept of the exclusive rights of the mother country on which the first British Empire was based.

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1242

Adam Smith

after James Tassie
plaster cast of medallion, (1787)
NPG 1242

3237

Adam Smith

by James Tassie
glass paste medallion, 1787
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3237

D16843

Adam Smith

by John Kay
etching, 1790
NPG D16843

D16844

Adam Smith

after John Kay
reproduction of etching, (1790)
NPG D16844

D6775

Adam Smith

by Mackenzie, after James Tassie
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D6775