Adam Ferguson LL.D.
Publish'd Oct.r 23 1790 by J. Stockdale Piccadilly.
Engraving, with large margins. Plate 210 x 120mm. 8¼ x 4¾".
Portrait after Reynolds; half-length seated to front, eyes down to right, with quill pen in his right hand; corner of table with papers to right; oval. Adam Ferguson (1723-1816) was a Scottish philosopher, social scientist and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. He is often referred to as "the father of modern sociology". He was professor of philosophy at Edinburgh.
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