1 portrait of Charles Manners-Sutton
by William Holl Sr, published by Robert Cribb & Son, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 2 February 1826
14 7/8 in. x 12 1/8 in. (377 mm x 309 mm) plate size; 18 1/4 in. x 14 in. (464 mm x 355 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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Sitterback to top
- Charles Manners-Sutton (1755-1828), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter in 9 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Robert Cribb & Son (active 1804-1829), Publishers. Artist associated with 23 portraits.
- William Holl Sr (1771-1838), Engraver. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas Charles Wageman (1787-1863), Painter, printmaker and draughtsman. Artist associated with 262 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.
Events of 1826back to top
Current affairsRiots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.
Art and scienceThomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
InternationalCarl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.
Exhibitions and displays
- Lunchtime Lecture: Witnessing Spectacle, Reproducing Fame
16 February, 13:15