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Don Juan Tomas Comyn

Don Juan Tomas Comyn


A carte-de-visite portrait of Don Juan Tomás Comyn y Martinez (1814-1875).

Born in Málaga on 18 March 1814, he had previously served as the Spanish Minister in Constantinople before he was promoted to the more exalted position of Minister Plenipotentiary to London in 1863. He died in Madrid on 27 December 1875.

Photographed by Charles Thomas Newcombe of Hastings.

From an album compiled by Elizabeth Van Der Weyer, the American wife of the Belgian Ambassador to the Court of St. James.


 

Code: 125972
 
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