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John Passmore Edwards (1823-1911), Newspaper editor and philanthropist

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 2 portraits
Newspaper editor and philanthropist; controlled and edited the Echo 1876-96; supported chartism and peace movements; Liberal M.P. for Salisbury 1880-5; founder of numerous libraries and hospitals; declined knighthood.

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John Passmore Edwards ('Statesmen. No. 475.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 17 October 1885
NPG D44248