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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Abraham Tucker (1705-1774), Philosopher

Philosopher; author of 'The Light of Nature Pursued', published 1768-78, gentleman commoner of Merton College, Oxford, 1721; bought Betchworth Castle, near Dorking, 1727; interested in law, agriculture, and the education of his two daughters.

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Brayley 1850
E. W. Brayley, A Topographical History of Surrey, 1850.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.