- Extended Catalogue Entry
by William Radclyffe
oil on canvas, 1830
30 1/8 in. x 25 in. (765 mm x 635 mm)
Sitterback to top
- David Cox (1783-1859), Landscape painter. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 119
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 149
Events of 1830back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.
Art and scienceLiverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.