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Abraham Rees

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Began his career as Tutor in Mathematics at Coward's Academy in London. Following the academy's move to Hoxton in 1762, Rees became Resident Tutor, a position he held until 1785. From 1786 to 1796 he was Tutor in Hebrew and Mathematics at New College, Hackney, established by rational dissenters in London. Rees was also a Presbyterian minister and preached regularly from 1768. He published four volumes of his sermons between 1812 and 1821.

National Portrait Gallery, London

London

  • Date

    c.1802

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    74.9 x 62.2 cm

  • Accession number

    564

  • Acquisition method

    Transferred from the British Museum, 1879

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