George Peabody, Esq.
Engraving. Sheet 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼"). Trimmed; creases.
George Peabody (1795-1869), American-born banker acknowledged as the father of modern philanthropy, having founded the Peabody Trust in Britain and the Peabody Institute and George Peabody Library in Baltimore. A blue plaque is displayed on the house where he died in London, No. 80 Eaton Square. Peabody used the photographic portrait for a carte-de-visite; this print was published for the 'Illustrated News of the World'.
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