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John Passmore Edwards

(1823-1911), Newspaper editor and philanthropist

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

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, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3958

John Passmore Edwards

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1894
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3958

John Passmore Edwards ('Statesmen. No. 475.'), by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG D44248

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

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

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