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Charles Pott

Photo credit: Coram in the care of the Foundling Museum

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Charles Pott was a Governor of the Foundling Hospital (1817), Treasurer (1839–1852), and Vice-President (1856–1864). He was the son-in-law of Samuel Compton Cox, who was Vice-President and Treasurer, and a vinegar manufacturer in Southwark. He resigned in 1852 owing to a misunderstanding with the Committee. He and his wife were buried beneath the Chapel.

The Foundling Museum

London


Date

1842

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 127 x W 101.6 cm

Accession number

FM49

Acquisition method

commissioned by friends and Governors and presented by the Governors, 1842

Work type

Painting


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