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- subject matching 'Regency Popular Culture'

Popular culture during the Regency spanned a wide spectrum of pastimes and entertainments, from radical politics and religion to bare-knuckle fighting and gambling. As the gap between the elite and the working class widened into a yawning gulf, some of these activities came under attack. The moral reform promoted by middle-class campaigners aimed to eradicate certain traditional customs, resulting in the licensing of coffeehouses, taverns and alehouses and the repression of debating societies. However the level of participation in popular culture was far greater than first appears, with high and low sharing many common leisure pursuits and interests.

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Robert Burns, by Alexander Nasmyth - NPG 46

Robert Burns

by Alexander Nasmyth
oil on canvas, circa 1821-1822, based on a work of 1787
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 46

Henry Charles William Angelo, by Mather Brown - NPG 5310

Henry Charles William Angelo

by Mather Brown
oil on canvas, circa 1790
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5310

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, by Peter Vandyke - NPG 192

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

by Peter Vandyke
oil on canvas, 1795
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 192

Tom Cribb, by Unknown artist - NPG 5812

Tom Cribb

by Unknown artist
Staffordshire portrait figure, circa 1810-1815
NPG 5812

John Clare, by William Hilton - NPG 1469

John Clare

by William Hilton
oil on canvas, 1820
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1469

Francis Place, by Samuel Drummond - NPG 1959

Francis Place

by Samuel Drummond
oil on canvas, exhibited 1833
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1959

Richard Brothers, by William Sharp, after  Unknown artist - NPG D13195

Richard Brothers

by William Sharp, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1795
NPG D13195

John Boniot De Mainauduc (Demainauduc), by Pierre Condé, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D9243

John Boniot De Mainauduc (Demainauduc)

by Pierre Condé, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published 1798
NPG D9243

Robert Barker, by J. Singleton, after  George Keith Ralph - NPG D1164

Robert Barker

by J. Singleton, after George Keith Ralph
stipple engraving, published 1802
NPG D1164

Rebecca Howse (née Wildgoose) ('Mother Goose of Oxford'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D13432

Rebecca Howse (née Wildgoose) ('Mother Goose of Oxford')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published July 1807
NPG D13432