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King James I of England and VI of Scotland
by Charles Turner, published by Samuel Woodburn, after Francis Delaram Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1816
13 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (336 mm x 263 mm) plate size; 23 in. x 16 7/8 in. (585 mm x 430 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1866
- Francis Delaram (1590-1627). Artist associated with 57 portraits.
- Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Samuel Woodburn (1786-1853), Picture dealer. Artist associated with 141 portraits.
- NPG D9809: King James I of England and VI of Scotland (from same plate)
- NPG D19468: King James I of England and VI of Scotland (from same plate)
- NPG D31895: King James I of England and VI of Scotland (from same plate)
- NPG D16276: King James I of England and VI of Scotland (from same plate)
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Art and science
Jane Austen publishes Emma.Leeds and Liverpool Canal completed.
British Government buys the Elgin Marbles, taken from the Acropolis in Athens by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, and brought to England between 1803 and 1812. Their acquisition prompts support from Thomas Lawrence and Benjamin Robert Haydon and condemnation from Lord Byron.Slave rebellion fails in Barbados; four hundred slaves are executed.