© National Portrait Gallery, London
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
by Andrea Freschi, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Charles or Carl or Christian Rosenberg Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 1813
9 3/8 in. x 8 in. (238 mm x 203 mm) plate size; 17 1/2 in. x 11 5/8 in. (443 mm x 295 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- NPG D33235: Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (from same plate)
- NPG D33237: Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (from same plate)
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.
Art and science
Millenarian prophet Joanna Southcott, made famous by her visions of the second coming of Christ, announces herself 'with child' by the Holy Ghost.Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice
Victorious Battle of St Pierre near Bayonne led by General Rowland Hill. Battle of Leipzig ends in defeat for Napoleon. Wellington's victory at Vittoria leads to British invasion of Southern France.Americans capture and burn Toronto, defeat British in Battle of Lake Erie and recapture Detroit.