John
Passmore
Edwards
1823-1911

The Whitechapel Art Gallery

Bust of John Passmore Edwards

 

1898

It was Canon Barnet, founder of Toynbee Hall, who purchased the land adjacent to the Whitechapel library as a site for an art gallery, and persuaded Passmore Edwards to provide a major part of the funding.

 

Charles Harrison Townsend
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History of the Gallery
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Acknowledgement of contributions and  copyright
© Dean Evans 2003
July 23, 2007
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Passmore Edwards buildings in Cornwall and Devon
Libraries and Art Galleries in London and South Eastern Counties
Hospitals and Homes in London and South Eastern Counties
Miscellaneous gifts and donations
Passmore Edward's autobiography " A Few Footprints"