Can you guess who this is and what he was famous for? Born in 1843 in Buckinghamshire, UK – he considered himself a merchant adventurer – travelling the world importing objects from Japan and elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa. He was very much associated with beautiful textiles that are still sought after, even today.
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