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Portrait of Mr. George Peabody. Portrait engraved from a photograph by Mr. Henri Claudet and published on page 517 of the London Illustrated News, dated November 20th, 1869, Vol. 25 July-December. Mr. George Peabody was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, in 1795. He became one of the most successful American merchants and co-founder of the company Riggs and Peabody. Peabody first visit to London was in 1827, and in 1843 he establish himself in London as a merchant and money-broker.
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