Sir Abraham Hume 2nd Bt. (1749 - 1838)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Collector of paintings, minerals and precious stones. Succeeded his father in 1772; M.P. 1774-80, 1807-18. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries; fellow of the Royal Society (1775); member of the Society of Dilettanti (1789); director of the British Institution (1805); vice-president of the Geological Society (1809-13).