1 portrait of John Arundel
by William Thomas Fry, published by B.J. Holdsworth, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1826
6 1/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (154 mm x 118 mm) paper size
Given by Bonnie and Robert Meech, 2010
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Sitterback to top
- John Arundel (1777-1848), Congregational minister and Home Secretary of the London Missionary Society. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
Artistsback to top
- William Thomas Fry (1789-1843), Engraver. Artist associated with 62 portraits.
- B.J. Holdsworth (active 1819-1828), London bookseller and publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
- 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
- Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Nineteenth Century Stage
Until 2 July 2017
- Lunchtime Lecture: Witnessing Spectacle, Reproducing Fame
16 February 2017, 13:15