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Elizabeth of York
by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by Harding & Lepard Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1828
9 7/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (250 mm x 188 mm) plate size; 10 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (268 mm x 191 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Elizabeth of York (1466-1503), Queen of Henry VII. Sitter associated with 23 portraits.
Duke of Wellington becomes Prime Minister.Madhouse Act attempts to regulate asylums and ensure new arrivals are genuinely insane.Repeal of the Test Acts removes political restrictions from dissenters, allowing them to hold public office.
Art and science
London Zoological Gardens open in Regent's Park. They provide both entertainment and a supply of exotic specimens for naturalists and anatomists such as Richard Owen who becomes a European authority on the subject.
Daniel O'Connell is elected Member of Parliament for County Clare but as a Catholic is not permitted to take his seat.