4 of 23 portraits of Samuel Rogers
by Jean Pierre Dantan
plaster cast of caricature bust, 1833
12 1/4 in. (311 mm) high
Given by Philip Henry George Gosse, 1953
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- Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), Poet, banker and art connoisseur. Sitter in 23 portraits.
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Current affairsShaftesbury's Factory Act is passed regulating women's hours and providing for the education of children working in the textile industry.
Bank Act is passed, making Bank of England notes Britain's legal tender.
Art and scienceCharles Lamb publishes Last Essays of Elia after the enormous success of his earlier Essays. A comic allegorization of his humdrum clerical job they become one of the period's literary sensations.
Charles Dickens begins his series Sketches by Boz in the Monthly Magazine.