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John Adams. Engraving by J.T. Smith, 1795.

  • Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833.
Feb. 1. 1795
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On the table in front of him are his spectacles and navigational instruments


[London] (Rembrandt's head, Gt. May's Buildings, St Martin's Lane) : N. Smith, Feb. 1. 1795.

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John Adams,* of Edmonton, teacher of the mathematics, navigation, &c. Born at Pondersend 1737/8. Aged 56. To his numerous pupils both at sea and on land; to his extensive acquaintance, & particular friends, this portrait is respectfully inscribed by their obedient serv.t J.T. Smith. Painted & engrav'd by J.T. Smith, engraver of the Antiquities of London and environs. *Vide, Trans Soc. Arts vo. 4 p. 202

References note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors & scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 14.1


Wellcome Library no. 402i


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