7 of 8 portraits of Harriet Martineau
after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1833)
9 3/4 in. x 15 7/8 in. (249 mm x 402 mm) paper size
Given by J.M. Browne, 1939
Click on the links below to find out more:
Sitterback to top
- Harriet Martineau (1802-1876), Social philosopher and writer; sister of James Martineau. Sitter in 8 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Daniel Maclise (1806-1870), History and portrait painter. Artist associated with 107 portraits, Sitter associated with 17 portraits.
Portrait setback to top
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1833back to top
Current affairsShaftesbury'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 scienceCharles 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.