1 portrait of John Nichols
by Charles Theodosius Heath, published by John Britton, after John Jackson
etching, published 1 July 1811
11 in. x 8 1/2 in. (279 mm x 215 mm) plate size; 18 1/8 in. x 12 3/8 in. (459 mm x 314 mm) paper size
Given by Miss Flick, 1973
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Sitterback to top
- John Nichols (1745-1826), Printer and writer. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist associated with 10 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- John Britton (1771-1857), Antiquary and topographer. Artist associated with 6 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Charles Theodosius Heath (1785-1848), Landscape and figure engraver. Artist associated with 20 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- John Jackson (1778-1831), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 231 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
Events of 1811back to top
Current affairsGeorge III's insanity is finally publicly admitted amidst arguments in Parliament over the credibility of his doctors. George, Prince of Wales is appointed Regent despite doubts over his capacity to rule effectively. This prompts the Prince's final split with the Catholic Mrs Fitzherbert, his clandestine wife
Art and scienceJohn Loudon McAdam presents his new road surfacing technique to Parliament.
Jane Austen publishes Sense and Sensibility.
Sculptor Francis Leggatt Chantrey exhibits at the Royal Academy for the first time with a celebrated bust of the radical John Horne Tooke.
InternationalBattle of Albuera; British invade French-held Badajoz in Spain under William Carr Beresford and are victorious over Marshal Soult.