- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Hilaire Ledru
oil on panel, 1835
14 1/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (359 mm x 289 mm)
Linked publicationsback to top
- Holmes, Richard; Crane, David; Woof, Robert; Hebron, Stephen, Romantics and Revolutionaries: Regency portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, 2002, p. 12
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 198
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 262
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Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.