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An Indian of ye Outawas Tribe & his Family going to War

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink and watercolour, 1751-1758
7 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (185 mm x 245 mm)
Bequeathed by Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer, 1971
Primary Collection
NPG 4855(72)

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Frederick, Prince of Wales dies and is succeeded by his son, later George III, as Prince of Wales.
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Thomas Gray publishes his poem Elegy written in a Country Church Yard.
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Robert Clive reopens hostilities with the French in India. He prevails after holding out during the siege of Arcot.
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Swedish chemist Alex Cronstedt identifies nickel as an impurity in copper ore as a separate metallic element.

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