© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir Herbert Jenner-Fust
by and published by William Walker, after Frederick Yeates Hurlstone Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published April 1835
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Frederick Yeates Hurlstone (1800-1869), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 6 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- William Walker (1791-1867), Photographer, engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 119 portraits.
- NPG D3695: Sir Herbert Jenner-Fust (from same plate)
Lord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and science
Felix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm. Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.
Juan Manuel de Rosas becomes dictator of Argentina, invoking a seventeen year rule dominated by terror. A powerful cattle rancher, he represents the rise of the estancieros
, the new landed oligarchy based on commercial ranching.