Unknown man, formerly known as Alfred Edward Chalon

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Unknown man, formerly known as Alfred Edward Chalon

by Unknown artist
pastel, circa 1810-1850
6 7/8 in. x 5 in. (175 mm x 127 mm)
Given by Iolo Aneurin Williams, 1942
Primary Collection
NPG 3260

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  • Alfred Edward Chalon (1780-1860), Portrait and subject painter. Sitter associated with 1 portrait, Artist or producer associated with 180 portraits.

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  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6583 portraits.

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Serious 'Burdett and Liberty' riots break out in London in support of radical MP Sir Francis Burdett who had been arrested for denouncing the House of Common's decision to bar journalists from some debates.
Princess Amelia dies triggering renewed bout of illness in her father, George III.

Art and science

Sir Walter Scott publishes his chivalrous, medieval ballad, The Lady of the Lake, set on Loch Katrine in Perthshire.
Kennett and Avon Trunk Canal is completed.
First Savings Bank is set up by financier Henry Duncan.

International

Madame De Stael writes De l'Allemagne which portrays Germany as a model of Romantic nationalism for emerging revolutionary nations. It was banned by Napoleon but published in London to great acclaim.
Lisbon besieged. Wellington takes shelter behind the fortified lines of the Torres Vedras and the French army are forced to retreat.

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