John Howard Visiting Warwick Gaol

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Description:John Howard Visiting Warwick Gaol, 1899

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220mm x 175mm

John Howard (1726-1790) was a philanthropist whose campaigns for prison reform led to two acts of parliament being passed in 1774. In 1775 he began a tour of prisons in Europe, which he continued until his death during a visit to Russia in 1790.

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