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John Bright (1811-1889), Statesman and orator
Sitter associated with 90 portraits
Radical statesman and orator; managed family mills before entering public life in the 1830s; with Cobden led the agitation for the repeal of the Corn Laws. An active political, social and economic reformer, Bright served in several ministries: one of the most important and influential political figures of the age.
by Rupert Potter
albumen print on card mount, 30 September 1875