in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Insurance. 512 words.
Beaumont, John Thomas Barber (1774–1841), artist and founder of insurance offices, was born on 21 December 1774 in Marylebone, Middlesex. His family surname was Barber, but about 1812 he...