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Robert Fellowes (1770-1847), Philanthropist

Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Inheriting a fortune, Fellowes was a benefactor of Edinburgh and London University. He sponsored the radical journal The Examiner, and contributed to the opening of Regent's Park to the public. He abandoned his Anglican faith for a type of practical philanthropy which valued the latest scientific research.

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Robert Fellowes

by Henry Edridge
watercolour on ivory, circa 1800
NPG 6298


Steward's Court of the Manor of Torre Devon

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published December 1820
NPG D17911