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by Sir George Hayter
pencil and wash, 1811
9 1/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. (235 mm x 165 mm)
Given by Iolo Aneurin Williams, 1933
Sitterback to top
- Charles Hayter (1761-1835), Miniature painter. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
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George Hayter was nineteen when he made this drawing of his father.
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- The House of Lords and the House of Commons (1 July 2000 - 1 January 2001)
Events of 1811back to top
Current affairsGeorge III's insanity is finally publicly admitted amidst arguments in Parliament over the credibility of his doctors. George, Prince of Wales is appointed Regent despite doubts over his capacity to rule effectively. This prompts the Prince's final split with the Catholic Mrs Fitzherbert, his clandestine wife
Art and scienceJohn Loudon McAdam presents his new road surfacing technique to Parliament.
Jane Austen publishes Sense and Sensibility.
Sculptor Francis Leggatt Chantrey exhibits at the Royal Academy for the first time with a celebrated bust of the radical John Horne Tooke.
InternationalBattle of Albuera; British invade French-held Badajoz in Spain under William Carr Beresford and are victorious over Marshal Soult.