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George Hibbert (1757–1837)

Portrait of George Hibbert (1757-1837) who lived on Clapham Common in close proximity to William Wilberforce and other prominent abolitionists. Hibbert was a merchant, slave and plantation owner. This portrait now features in the London, Sugar, Slavery exhibition at the Museum of London in Docklands. George Hibbert by Thomas Lawrence, oil on canvas, 1811. © Museum of London Read more