Images within the Peabody Public Schools masthead:
George Peabody (1795-1869)
A 2010 photograph by R. Smoller of a close-up of Peabody's face in an etching hanging in the
Peabody Institute, Baltimore, Maryland.
Dedicated to the Kindred Nations of England and America
(Painted by H.W. Pickersgill R.A. [Royal Academy], London: Published September 21 st, 1867 by Messrs Hayward & Leggatt, 79, Cornhill, & Henry Lemon, 14 St. Sephen’s Road, Shepherds Bush. Engraved by Henry Lemon. GEORGE PEABODY - From the original Painting in the possession of the Honorable the Corporation of the City of London
Printed by M. Lueen (or Dueen?)
"The seal of this is not to be broken till the toasts are being proposed by the
Chairman at the Dinner 16th June (1852) at Danvers in commemmoration
of the occasion from George Peabody of London."
The “sentiment” enclosed was the gift of $50,000 to establish the Peabody
Institute and Lyceum on Main Street.
A photograph taken by R. Smoller in 2010 of the end of a row of seating in the Great Hall of the Peabody Institute, Baltimore.