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copy by William Mulready, after John Jackson
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory laid on card, based on a work of circa 1823
3 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (83 mm x 70 mm)
Transferred from National Gallery, 1994
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- John Jackson (1778-1831), Portrait painter. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist associated with 231 portraits.
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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 330
Events of 1823back to top
Current affairsGaols Act is passed to build new prisons, raise standards in old ones and institute regular inspections. It is prompted by the vigorous campaigning of reformers such as Elizabeth Fry, leader of the Ladies Association for the Improvement of Female Prisoners in Newgate Prison.
Anti-Slavery Committee is founded in London.
Art and scienceArchitect, Robert Smirke begins construction of the British Museum.
Thomas Wakley founds The Lancet, the first weekly medical journal and important mouthpiece of medical reform.
Charles Babbage begins work on the first calculating machine.
Charles Macintosh invents waterproof fabric.
InternationalCatholic Association is founded by Daniel O'Connell in Ireland in an attempt to mobilise and politicise the entire Irish Catholic population in a systematic challenge to the ruling Protestant ascendancy.
War breaks out between France and Spain.
English missionary John Smith died in prison having been sentenced to be hanged for failing to take up arms against slaves in Demerara.
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