Edward Hulton

(1869—1925) newspaper proprietor

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Hulton expanded his father's stable of news and sporting papers to include the Manchester Evening Chronicle (1897), Daily Dispatch (1900), and the picture paper the Daily Sketch (1909). Shortly before his death, his papers were sold to Lord Rothermere via Lord Beaverbrook. The publishing dynasty continued with Hulton’s son Edward, who founded the Hulton Press (1937), Picture Post (1938), and the Hulton Picture Library (1947; later Hulton Getty Collection).

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