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John Thomas North (1842-1896), Guano and nitrate mining magnate

Sitter in 3 portraits

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3594

John Thomas North

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, circa 1893
NPG 3594

Ax38509

John Thomas North

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published September 1890
NPG Ax38509

D44462

John Thomas North ('Men of the Day. No. 446.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 2 November 1889
NPG D44462

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Will Robley

06 August 2015, 14:59

John Thomas North began life working in the Guano industry, but made is fortune mining Nitrates in the Atacama.

Will Robley, Archivist, University of Greenwich Archives, and the J. T. North Family Archives at Avery Hill.

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