by Antoine Maurin, or by Nicolas Eustache Maurin, printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co, published by Godefroy Engelmann
lithograph, published 1827
18 1/8 in. x 12 1/2 in. (460 mm x 318 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Artistsback to top
- Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839), Printer and publisher. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
- Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co (active 1826-1834), Lithographic printers. Artist associated with 17 portraits.
- Antoine Maurin (1793-1860), Lithographer. Artist associated with 20 portraits.
- Nicolas Eustache Maurin (1799-1850), Painter, lithographer and engraver. Artist associated with 7 portraits.
Events of 1827back to top
Current affairsLord Liverpool suffers a stroke and is forced to resign as Prime Minister. George Canning succeeds him only to die after four months in office.
Art and scienceUniversity College London, the first metropolitan university in England, is founded specifically to educate dissenters excluded from Oxford and Cambridge. Whig politician Henry Brougham, writer Thomas Campbell and financier and philanthropist Isaac Goldsmid are its principal patrons.
InternationalBritain, France and Russia sign a treaty in London agreeing to intervene in the Greek War of Independence. Allied troops under General Edward Codrington subsequently destroy Turkish and Egyptian fleets at the Battle of Navarino.
Western Australia is explored for the first time by Captain Stirling.