- Extended Catalogue Entry
by James Lonsdale
oil on canvas, 1830
30 in. x 25 1/4 in. (762 mm x 641 mm)
Bequeathed by the artist's son, James John Lonsdale, 1887
Sitterback to top
- James Heath (1757-1834), Engraver. Sitter associated with 8 portraits, Artist associated with 79 portraits.
Artistback to top
- James Lonsdale (1777-1839), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 106 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 293
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 243
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.