Thomas P.Cope, Esq.President of the Mercantile Library Co. Philadelphia.
Mezzotint. Sheet 170 x 100mm. Trimmed within plate, laid on board.
Thomas P. Cope (1768–1854), a Quaker originally from Lancaster, was the son of Caleb Cope. He was apprenticed to a dry goods merchant in Philadelphia at the age of 17. He became one of Philadelphia’s wealthiest citizens as a merchant, politician, and active philanthropist.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
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