1 of 4 portraits of Thomas Landseer
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by Charles Landseer
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (352 mm x 254 mm)
Sitterback to top
- Thomas Landseer (1793 or 1794-1880), Engraver; son of John George Landseer. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Charles Landseer (1799 or 1800-1879), Genre and history painter; son of John George Landseer. Artist associated with 2 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
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Events of 1825back to top
Current affairsStrikes, contract breaking and worker intimidation prompt the passing of a new Anti-Trade Union Combination Act to the dismay of economist John McCulloch, MP Joseph Hume and radical Francis Place who had worked for the repeal of the previous year.
Catholic Relief Bill is rejected by the House of Lords.
Art and scienceConstruction of Thames Tunnel begins under the direction of Marc Isambard Brunel.
Stockton to Darlington Railway, the world's first passenger system, opens.
William Hazlitt publishes The Spirit of the Age; twenty-five pen-portraits of his contemporaries in the world of literature, philosophy and politics.
InternationalBeethoven's Ninth Symphony premieres in London.
John Quincy Adams is elected President of the United States.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.
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