Maria Sarah (née Turner), Lady Hooker

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Maria Sarah (née Turner), Lady Hooker

by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after Thomas Phillips
etching, (1814)
8 7/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (226 mm x 163 mm) plate size; 13 1/4 in. x 9 1/2 in. (336 mm x 242 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1963
Reference Collection
NPG D22601

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  • Thomas Phillips (1770-1845), Portrait painter. Artist or producer associated with 218 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave) (1774-1850), Artist. Artist or producer associated with 75 portraits, Sitter associated with 3 portraits.

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Current affairs

Princess Caroline leaves England for a lengthy series of travels in Europe and the Middle East. Scandalous gossip promptly surrounds her relationship with her Italian valet, Count Bartholomew Bergami.
George, Prince Regent, hosts a visit of the victorious allies to England with spectacular celebrations and fireworks at Carlton House.

Art and science

John Soane completes the construction of Dulwich Picture Gallery.
First steam printing machine in the world is used to publish The Times.
New Royal Mint opens at Tower Hill with improved precision machinery.
Grand Western Canal completed from Loudwell to Tiverton.

International

Paris falls under allied attack; Napoleon sent into exile on Elba.
Force of British veterans lands at Chesapeake Bay, defeats Americans at Bladensburg and burns parts of Washington DC.
Peace treaty signed with Americans in Ghent. General Pakenham is killed leading attack on New Orleans before news of the peace reaches America.

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