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Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Boys Swimming, Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hants

Boys Swimming, Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hants
Boys from the Training Ship Mercury swimming nude in the River Hamble. The Mercury, established in 1885 by the London philanthropist Charles Hoare

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Mount Pleasant Hotel, Kings Cross, London

Mount Pleasant Hotel, Kings Cross, London
The Mount Pleasant Hotel at the corner of Kings Cross Road and Calthorpe Street, Central London. The building was originally erected in 1894 as one of Londons six Rowton Houses - large

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Edward Colston

Edward Colston
EDWARD COLSTON Philanthropist of Bristol

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Hanways Umbrella / Anon

Hanways Umbrella / Anon
JONAS HANWAY Traveller, philanthropist, and umbrella enthusiast

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire

Training Ship Mercury, River Hamble, Hampshire
The Training Ship Mercury was established in 1885 by the London philanthropist Charles Hoare. The ship, a barque previously named Illova, was originally moored at Binstead on the Isle of Wight

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: John Passmore Edwards, Vanity Fair, Spy

John Passmore Edwards, Vanity Fair, Spy
JOHN PASSMORE EDWARDS MP (1823 - 1911) Liberal Member of Parliament for Salisbury, Philanthropist, British journalist, owner and editor of the London newspaper The Echo

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Andrew Carnegie at St Andrews University, Scotland

Andrew Carnegie at St Andrews University, Scotland
The Scottish-born American philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, at St Andrews University in Scotland. He served as Rector from 1901 until 1907. He is processing with others in academic robes

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Corry / Vanity Fair 1877

Corry / Vanity Fair 1877
MONTAGU WILLIAM LOWRY CORRY BARON ROWTON Statesman and philanthropist, Disraelis private secretary

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Nightingale / Cole / Century

Nightingale / Cole / Century
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Nurse, hospital reformer and philanthropist

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Elizabeth Fry (Bibby s)

Elizabeth Fry (Bibby s)
ELIZABETH FRY - Prison reformer, quaker and philanthropist

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Nightingale / Keene, Derby

Nightingale / Keene, Derby
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE nurse, hospital reformer, philanthropist : after her return from the Crimea

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)

Cartoon, The Macmillion (Andrew Carnegie)
Cartoon, The Macmillion -- Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919), Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Richard Cadbury of Cadburys chocolate company

Richard Cadbury of Cadburys chocolate company
Richard Barrow Cadbury (1835-1899), second son of John Cadbury, founder of Cadburys chocolate company. circa 1890s

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Sir Francis Crossley, businessman, philanthropist and MP

Sir Francis Crossley, businessman, philanthropist and MP
Sir Francis Crossley (1817-1872), 1st Baronet of Halifax, British carpet manufacturer, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician. Date: 1860s

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow - Barbara Hutton

Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow - Barbara Hutton
Portrait of Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow, formerly Barbara Woolworth Hutton (1912-1979), socialite, heiress and philanthropist, dubbed the " poor little rich girl"

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Mr & Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd return from Honeymoon

Mr & Mrs John D. Rockefeller 3rd return from Honeymoon
Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller III (1906-1978) return from their Honeymoon in Bermuda on the Monarch of Bermuda, 15th December 1932

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Prison reformer Elizabeth Fry visits women at Newgate

Prison reformer Elizabeth Fry visits women at Newgate
Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) on a visit to Newgate Prison, London. In 1817, Fry and a group of like-minded, mostly Quaker, women formed the Ladies Association for the Reformation of the Female Prisoners

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Adeline, Duchess of Bedford

Adeline, Duchess of Bedford (1852-1920), formerly Lady Adeline Mary Somers-Cocks, George Sackville Russell, 10th Duke of Bedford

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Modern Athenians plate 21 - Edinburgh

Modern Athenians plate 21 - Edinburgh
John Menzies (d. 1843) of Pitfodels, being approached by Rev. Thomas Guthrie (1803-1873) of Old Greyfriars Church, Scottish churchman and philanthropist, promoter of the ragged schools

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Titus Salt / Col Lith

Titus Salt / Col Lith
SIR TITUS SALT Manufacturer and philanthropist

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Moses Montefiore / Quiver

Moses Montefiore / Quiver
SIR MOSES MONTEFIORE British Jewish philanthropist, born in Italy, visiting an orphanage in Thanet

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Jonas Hanway / Umbrella 2

Jonas Hanway / Umbrella 2
JONAS HANWAY Traveller, philanthropist, and umbrella enthusiast

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Quintin Hogg, English merchant and philanthropist

Quintin Hogg, English merchant and philanthropist
Quintin Hogg (1845-1903), English merchant and philanthropist. Statue erected by the Royal Polytechnic Institution to the memory of their founder, Regent Street, London

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Albert De Mun Photo

Albert De Mun Photo
Comte ALBERT DE MUN French statesman and philanthropist, in 1910. Date: 1841 - 1914

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: NIGHTINGALE, Florence (1823-1910). British nurse

NIGHTINGALE, Florence (1823-1910). British nurse and philanthropist. He organized military hospitals for the injured during the Crimean War (1854-55) and founded in London a nursery school

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Peabody and John Bull

Peabody and John Bull
GEORGE PEABODY the American philanthropist shames John Bull into digging into his own pocket to help Londons homeless. Date: 1860S

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Doctor Frebault / Gill

Doctor Frebault / Gill
Doctor Frebault (1825 -?) Doctor, philanthropist and thats about all we can find out about this man with the syringe

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Coram / Hogarth / Holl

Coram / Hogarth / Holl
THOMAS CORAM philanthropist and founder of the Foundling Hospital

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: W Wilberforce / Finden

W Wilberforce / Finden
WILLIAM WILBERFORCE English philanthropist and politician at age 73

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Samuel Montagu

Samuel Montagu
SAMUEL MONTAGU (born Montagu Samuel) first baron Swaythling Jewish merchant banker in London, statesman (MP for Whitechapel) philanthropist, promoted metric system etc

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Elizabeth Fry (Drummond)

Elizabeth Fry (Drummond)
ELIZABETH FRY - Prison reformer, quaker and philanthropist

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Elizabeth Fry (Quiver)

Elizabeth Fry (Quiver)
ELIZABETH FRY - Prison reformer, quaker and philanthropist. Here she visits inmates of Newgate Prison

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Men at Yarrow Military Hospital

Men at Yarrow Military Hospital. These may be a mixture of staff and patients. None are wearing hospital blues though some have arm slings. Some have the RAMC badge on their arm

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Sir Moses Montefiore, Bart, philanthropist, banker

Sir Moses Montefiore, Bart, philanthropist, banker, Sheriff of London, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews - The Family Friend magazine March 1871 Date: 1871

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Walter D Floersheim, banker and philanthropist

Walter D Floersheim, banker and philanthropist
Caricature of Walter D Floersheim, banker and philanthropist, by Philippe Ledoux Date: circa 1930

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Black marble mantel clock - Charles, 1st Viscount Wakefield

Black marble mantel clock - Charles, 1st Viscount Wakefield
Black marble mantel clock with brass plaque to Charles Cheers Wakefield by Royce Limited, Trafford Park, Manchester As a mark of esteem March 22nd 1903'

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Professor Patrick Geddes, studio portrait

Professor Patrick Geddes, studio portrait
Professor Patrick Geddes (1854 - 1932), studio portrait. Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE, biologist, sociologist, geographer, philanthropist and town planner

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: The Mausoleum of Sir Titus Salt, Saltaire, West Yorkshire

The Mausoleum of Sir Titus Salt, Saltaire, West Yorkshire
The Mausoleum of Sir Titus Salt, United Reformed Church, Saltaire, near Bradford, West Yorkshire Date: 1877

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Statue of Sir Titus Salt, Bradford, Yorkshire

Statue of Sir Titus Salt, Bradford, Yorkshire Date: 1877

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Sir Titus Salt, English manufacturer and philanthropist

Sir Titus Salt, English manufacturer and philanthropist
Sir Titus Salt, English manufacturer, politician and philanthropist Date: 1877

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Band and Pipers at Gordon Boys Orphanage, Dover, Kent

Band and Pipers at Gordon Boys Orphanage, Dover, Kent
The Scottish-style pipe band at the Gordon Boys Orphanage, Dover. The boys pose with their instruments. The home was founded by local philanthropist Thomas Blackman

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Cliff Richard, British pop singer

Cliff Richard, British pop singer
(Sir) Cliff Richard (Harry Rodger Webb, b 1940), English singer, musician, performer, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Date: circa 1980s

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Carla Thorneycroft, philanthropist and patron of the arts

Carla Thorneycroft, philanthropist and patron of the arts
Carla Thorneycroft, Baroness Thorneycroft (1914-2007), formerly Countess Carla Roberti, born Carla Maria Concetta Francesca Malagola Cappi

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: James Ramsay MacDonald, British Labour politician

James Ramsay MacDonald, British Labour politician
James Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937), British Labour politician, Prime Minister in 1924, and again 1929-1935. Seen here (second from right) with his daughter Ishbel (1903-1982)

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: GREYFRIARS BOBBY

GREYFRIARS BOBBY
A memorial fountain and statue of this famously faithful dog was erected in the Edinburgh graveyard by Baroness Burdett- Coutts, noted philanthropist, shortly after his death. Date: Bobby died 1872

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: THOMAS DYKE ACLAND (ELDER)

THOMAS DYKE ACLAND (ELDER)
THOMAS DYKE ACLAND (the elder) (1787 - 1871), Statesman and philanthropist, at the time of his death

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Grove Hill, Camberwell

Grove Hill, Camberwell
View of Dr Lettsoms house. John Coakley Lettsom (1744-1815) was an English physician and philanthropist born on Little Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands into an early Quaker settlements

Background imagePhilanthropist Collection: Guys Hospital

Guys Hospital dates from 1721, when it was founded by philanthropist Thomas Guy, who had made a fortune as a publisher of unlicensed Bibles. Date: 1875



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