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John Richardson Auldjo

John Richardson Auldjo (26 July 1805 - 6 May 1886), F.R.S., F.R.G.S., was the first Briton to climb Mont Blanc. He was a traveller, geologist, writer and artist. He was British Consul at Geneva. He was a close friend of Edward Bulwer-Lytton and a member of Sir William Gell's inner circle at Naples. --from Wikipedia

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