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Margaret (née Brooke), Lady Denham

by Charles Turner, after Unknown artist, published by Samuel Woodburn
mezzotint, published 1811
6 1/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. (156 mm x 104 mm) plate size; 11 3/4 in. x 9 5/8 in. (297 mm x 246 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30561

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Artistsback to top

  • Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist or producer associated with 633 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6577 portraits.
  • Samuel Woodburn (1786-1853), Picture dealer. Artist or producer associated with 142 portraits.

Events of 1811back to top

Current affairs

George III's insanity is finally publicly admitted amidst arguments in Parliament over the credibility of his doctors. George, Prince of Wales is appointed Regent despite doubts over his capacity to rule effectively. This prompts the Prince's final split with the Catholic Mrs Fitzherbert, his clandestine wife

Art and science

John Loudon McAdam presents his new road surfacing technique to Parliament.
Jane Austen publishes Sense and Sensibility.
Sculptor Francis Leggatt Chantrey exhibits at the Royal Academy for the first time with a celebrated bust of the radical John Horne Tooke.

International

Battle of Albuera; British invade French-held Badajoz in Spain under William Carr Beresford and are victorious over Marshal Soult.
Java captured.

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