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John Adams.

Item is a portrait of John Adams (b. October 30, 1735; d. July 4, 1826), the second President of the United States (1797-1801), after being the first Vice President (1789-1797) for two terms. Regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States. Below the illustrated portrait is a pedestal with the inscription: "John Adams. Gezant der Noord-Americasche Staaten, in de Vereenigde Nederlanden." Published by Rein, Vinkeles.

Sidney, Earl of Godolphin

Item is a electro steel engraving by Peter Aitken of Sidney, Earl of Godolphin; Statesman; Born 1645- died 1712. Including signature.


Item is an electro-steel engraving most likely of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, born 1749 and died 1832, German statesman and writer. the image of Goethe is surrounded by various classical and leisure motifs.

Abraham Goldsmid, Esq.

Item is an electro-steel engraving of Abraham Goldsmid, born 1756 and died 1810, one of two Anglo-Jewish banking brothers who went into business in 1777 as bill-broker in London before rising to prominence in the money market during the Napoleonic Wars due to their dealings with the government. Engraved by Ridler from an image by Madley. Published by J. Asperne Bible, Crown & Constitution (Cornhill) for the European Magazine.

Dr .Goldwin Smith

Item is an top-talf half-tone magizine portrait of Dr. Goldwin Smith; Arthur & Historian; (b.1823-d.1910).

[Henry De Gondi]

Item is an electro-steel engraving of Henri de Gondi, born 1590 and died 1659, Duke of Retz, Lord of Machecoul, Duke of Beaupr

Capt. Sir James Alexander Gordon, R.N.

Item is an electro-steel engraving of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Alexander Gordon, born 1782 and died 1869, British Royal Navy officer who fought during the French Revolutionary Wars, Napoleonic Wars, and the War of 1812 before becoming the Governor of Greenwhich Hospital in London. Engraved by W. Greatbatch. Published by Richard Bentley (London).

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