© National Portrait Gallery, London
Felicia Dorothea Hemans
by Angus Fletcher Click on the links below to find out more
plaster bust, 1829
27 3/4 in. (705 mm) high
- Holmes, Richard, Insights: The Romantic Poets and Their Circle, 2005, p. 101
- Holmes, Richard, The Romantic Poets and Their Circle, 2013, p. 122
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 294
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 245
Metropolitan police force of over three thousand paid, uniformed, professional policemen founded by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel.Roman Catholic Relief Act grants emancipation; Catholics admitted to vote, sit in parliament and hold almost all public offices.
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Success of George Stephenson's Rocket
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Andrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.