8 of 9 portraits by John Graham
by Samuel Cousins, and by Henry Cousins, after John Graham
18 3/4 in. x 14 in. (477 mm x 355 mm) plate size; 22 1/2 in. x 16 3/4 in. (570 mm x 426 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1962
Artistsback to top
- Henry Cousins (1809-1864), Engraver; brother of Samuel Cousins. Artist associated with 62 portraits.
- Samuel Cousins (1801-1887), Engraver. Artist associated with 168 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- John Graham (1755-1817), Painter and teacher of art. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1826back to top
Current affairsRiots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.
Art and scienceThomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
InternationalCarl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.
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