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Profile of Adam Smith. The original depiction of Smith was created in 1787 by James Tassie in the form of an enamel paste medallion. Smith did not usually sit for his portrait, so a considerable number of engravings and busts of Smith were made not from observation but from the same enamel medallion produced by Tassie, an artist who could convince Smith to sit.

Date Original work in 1787. Etching produced in 1811, 1828 or 1872
Source http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/collections/kress/kress_img/adam_smith2.htm
Author Etching created by Cadell and Davies (1811), John Horsburgh (1828) or R.C. Bell (1872).
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Derivative works of this file: 24 Britons.png This file was previously sourced to geocities, which inverted the portrait. The new version is uploaded because the orientation of the image is specifically of encyclopedic interest.

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current14:43, 6 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 14:43, 6 September 20081,456 × 2,173 (1.1 MB)ProtonkFor real this time. Actual higher res version, flipped.
14:21, 6 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 14:21, 6 September 20081,456 × 2,173 (493 KB)Protonk
10:21, 6 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 10:21, 6 September 2008386 × 500 (239 KB)Dennissimage missing or corrupt
04:35, 2 September 2008No thumbnail371 × 482 (158 KB)Protonkminor rotation to align image. Cropped odd portions of inset. Category:Adam Smith
04:02, 2 September 2008Thumbnail for version as of 04:02, 2 September 2008386 × 500 (239 KB)Protonk{{Information |Description=Profile of Adam Smith |Source=http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/collections/kress/kress_img/adam_smith2.htm |Date=Original work in 1787. Etching produced in 1811, 1828 or 1872 |Author= Model for etchi
13:44, 15 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 13:44, 15 January 20061,456 × 2,173 (520 KB)WikedKentaurAdam Smith *en:Image:AdamSmith.jpg
17:10, 5 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 17:10, 5 January 2006200 × 308 (13 KB)MaksimThis image was copied from wikipedia:nl. The original description was: Adam Smith van engelse wiki {{PD}} {| border="1" ! date/time || username || edit summary |---- | 18 jun 2005 19:34 || Rex || <nowiki>({{PD}})</nowiki> |---- | 3 okt 2003 22:35 || Be

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