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Sir George Hayter
by Sir George Hayter Click on the links below to find out more
5 3/8 in. x 4 7/8 in. (138 mm x 123 mm) plate size; 11 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (288 mm x 197 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Sitter associated with 16 portraits, Artist associated with 198 portraits.
- Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
- NPG D4670: Sir George Hayter (from same plate)
Lord Castlereagh (the Marquis of Londonderry) commits suicide after a blackmail campaign against him.Tory cabinet joined by liberals George Canning and Robert Peel. Canning is appointed Foreign Secretary.
Art and science
John Nash completes the remodelling of the King's villa, the Brighton Pavilion and begins plans for the new layout of Regent Street and Regent's Park.The Caledonian Canal opens to link eastern to western Scotland.The Sunday Times
David Wilkie exhibits celebrated Chelsea Pensioners
at the Royal Academy to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo. It proves so popular a rail has to be erected to protect it.First major failure of the potato crop in Ireland. A large-scale public works programme is implemented to provide employment.