1 portrait of George Vernon
by William Derby, after John Michael Wright
pencil, circa 1835-1842 (mid 17th century)
9 in. x 7 3/8 in. (229 mm x 186 mm)
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Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.