© National Portrait Gallery, London
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
by Thomas Heaphy Click on the links below to find out more
7 1/2 in. x 6 3/8 in. (190 mm x 161 mm)
- Thomas Heaphy (1775-1835). Artist associated with 47 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Cox, Paul, Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions, 2015 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 12 March - 7 June 2015), p. 64
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 650
Machine breaking Luddite Riots end with seventeen executions in York. Radical John Cartwright's subsequent tour of the manufacturing districts has some success in quelling Luddite discontent with the foundation of the Hampden reform club network across the country. East India Company is deprived of monopoly over trade with India.
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