Daguerreotype portrait of William Greenleaf Eliot in a gold oval frame
Original Author: Thomas M. Easterly
Created: 1850
Medium: Daguerreotype

William Greenleaf Eliot

William Greenleaf Eliot, a Unitarian minister, educator, abolitionist, and civic leader in St. Louis, is the subject of this daguerreotype portrait made by Thomas M. Easterly in 1850. Three years after this portrait was made, Eliot co-founded Eliot Seminary, the institution that later became Washington University.

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