Miss Arkwright

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Miss Arkwright

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pen and ink, 1813
3 7/8 in. x 3 in. (100 mm x 75 mm)
Acquired from Sir George Scharf, 1890
Reference Collection
NPG D17701

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Artistsback to top

  • Henry Bone (1755-1834), Enamel painter. Artist or producer associated with 677 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6577 portraits.

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Current affairs

Machine breaking Luddite Riots end with seventeen executions in York. Radical John Cartwright's subsequent tour of the manufacturing districts has some success in quelling Luddite discontent with the foundation of the Hampden reform club network across the country.
East India Company is deprived of monopoly over trade with India.

Art and science

Millenarian prophet Joanna Southcott, made famous by her visions of the second coming of Christ, announces herself 'with child' by the Holy Ghost.
Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice.

International

Victorious Battle of St Pierre near Bayonne led by General Rowland Hill.
Battle of Leipzig ends in defeat for Napoleon.
Wellington's victory at Vittoria leads to British invasion of Southern France.
Americans capture and burn Toronto, defeat British in Battle of Lake Erie and recapture Detroit.

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