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Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman, by and published by Charles Turner, and published by  Anthony Molteno, after  John James Halls, published 3 October 1820 - NPG D35021 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman

by and published by Charles Turner, and published by Anthony Molteno, after John James Halls
stipple engraving, published 3 October 1820
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (351 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 18 in. x 11 3/8 in. (457 mm x 289 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1954
Reference Collection
NPG D35021


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  • John James Halls (1776-1834). Artist associated with 18 portraits.
  • Anthony Molteno (active 1783-1830), Printseller and bookseller. Artist associated with 22 portraits.
  • Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 618 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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George III dies at Kew on 29 January and George IV ascends to the throne. 'Trial of Queen Caroline' in the House of Lords; Parliament drops the Bill which was to legitimise a divorce between Caroline and George IV. Cato Street Conspiracy to assassinate the cabinet discovered. Arthur Thistlewood and fellow conspirators are hung.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence becomes President of the Royal Academy. Astronomical Society is set up by John Herschel and Charles Babbage. First iron steamship is launched.

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