Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook, by Sir George Hayter, circa 1833 - NPG 1257 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

by Sir George Hayter
oil on millboard, circa 1833
11 in. x 8 1/4 in. (279 mm x 210 mm)
Given by the sitter's son, Thomas George Baring, 1st Earl of Northbrook, 1900
Primary Collection
NPG 1257


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  • Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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  • NPG 54: The House of Commons, 1833 (finished work)

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Shaftesbury's Factory Act is passed regulating women's hours and providing for the education of children working in the textile industry. Bank Act is passed, making Bank of England notes Britain's legal tender.

Art and science

Charles Lamb publishes Last Essays of Elia after the enormous success of his earlier Essays. A comic allegorization of his humdrum clerical job they become one of the period's literary sensations. Charles Dickens begins his series Sketches by Boz in the Monthly Magazine.

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Abolition of slavery in the British Empire; 780,000 slaves are freed, £20 million is allocated as compensation for slave owners and a six year apprenticeship system for freed slaves is established.

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