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William Ratcliffe Irby

Tobacco executive William Ratcliffe Irby acquired and restored many French Quarter properties, thus saving them from demolition. G. F. Billings painted this portrait of Irby in 1926.

William Ratcliffe Irby

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William Ratcliffe Irby. Billings, G. F. (artist)

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