AdamSmith.jpg

Summary[ ]

Description

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).
Permission
(Reusing this file)

Any version is in the public domain in their country of origin and the United States as all are older than 100 years.

Other versions

Derivative works of this file:  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.

Licensing[ ]

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason:
Public domain

This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.


Dialog-warning.svg You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States.

The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that "faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain".
This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details.