© National Portrait Gallery, London
by J. de Claussin, published by Abraham Wivell, after Prince Hoare Click on the links below to find out more
etching, published 1814
11 in. x 8 in. (278 mm x 202 mm) plate size; 16 1/2 in. x 10 7/8 in. (420 mm x 277 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
- James Northcote (1746-1831), Painter; pupil and biographer of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Sitter associated with 23 portraits, Artist associated with 103 portraits.
- J. de Claussin. Artist associated with 4 portraits.
- Prince Hoare (1755-1834), Painter and dramatist; son of William Hoare. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Abraham Wivell (1786-1849), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 75 portraits.
Princess Caroline leaves England for a lengthy series of travels in Europe and the Middle East. Scandalous gossip promptly surrounds her relationship with her Italian valet, Count Bartholomew Bergami.George, Prince Regent, hosts a visit of the victorious allies to England with spectacular celebrations and fireworks at Carlton House.
Art and science
John Soane completes the construction of Dulwich Picture Gallery.First steam printing machine in the world is used to publish The Times
.New Royal Mint opens at Tower Hill with improved precision machinery.Grand Western Canal completed from Loudwell to Tiverton.
Paris falls under allied attack; Napoleon sent into exile on Elba.Force of British veterans lands at Chesapeake Bay, defeats Americans at Bladensburg and burns parts of Washington DC.Peace treaty signed with Americans in Ghent. General Pakenham is killed leading attack on New Orleans before news of the peace reaches America.