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Regency rebels, radicals and reformers


38 People in group

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

1770-1844
Parliamentary reformer
Sitter associated with 119 portraits
William Cobbett

William Cobbett

1763-1835
Journalist, agriculturalist and politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter associated with 56 portraits
William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 60 portraits
William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

1778-1830
Essayist, journalist and critic
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
James Henry Leigh Hunt

James Henry Leigh Hunt

1784-1859
Poet, essayist and critic
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

1737-1809
Author of 'The Rights of Man'
Sitter in 12 portraits
Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

1733-1804
Theologian and scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Robert Southey

Robert Southey

1774-1843
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 18 portraits
Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft

1759-1797
Writer and feminist; mother of Mary Shelley; wife of William Godwin
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas Beddoes

Thomas Beddoes

1760-1808
Physician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham

1748-1832
Social philosopher
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir John Bowring

Sir John Bowring

1792-1872
Political economist, traveller and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong
Sitter in 18 portraits
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

1778-1868
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 260 portraits
John Cartwright

John Cartwright

1740-1824
Political reformer
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
George Crabbe

George Crabbe

1754-1832
Poet
Sitter in 6 portraits
George Dyer

George Dyer

1755-1841
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Daniel Isaac Eaton

Daniel Isaac Eaton

circa 1753-1814
Radical writer and publisher
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 2 portraits
George Grote

George Grote

1794-1871
Classical historian and Liberal politician; MP for City of London
Sitter in 15 portraits