Lord Brougham (1778-1868)

The first Baron Brougham and Vaux was a Scottish-born jurist, statesman, and social reformer. In 1810 he entered the House of Commons. A leading radical, he belonged to the campaign against slavery and promoted educational reforms for the poor. In 1830 Brougham was made a peer and appointed Lord Chancellor in the new Whig government. The statesman was the moving force behind the Abolition of Slavery Act and the Married Women's Property Act.

Date:
1855 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
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MES26509
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
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1212px
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737px
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