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During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edward Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but...
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Various 19th century British letters, scrapbooks and photograph albums, collected by Prof. John Hirsh.
Collection — Box: 1
Scrapbook belonging to a British woman, containing cut silhouettes, paste-in watercolors and pencil sketches re European tour and trip to South America.
1820 - 1849