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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by John Charles Bromley, after  Robert Bowyer, published 1828 (1821) - NPG D33218 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by John Charles Bromley, after Robert Bowyer
mezzotint, published 1828 (1821)
17 1/2 in. x 13 7/8 in. (446 mm x 352 mm) plate size; 20 1/4 in. x 15 in. (513 mm x 380 mm) paper size
Given by Ernest E. Leggatt, 1910
Reference Collection
NPG D33218

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Artistsback to top

  • Robert Bowyer (1758-1834), Miniature painter and publisher. Artist associated with 46 portraits.
  • John Charles Bromley (1795-1839), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 13 portraits.

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Current affairs

Duke of Wellington becomes Prime Minister.
Madhouse Act attempts to regulate asylums and ensure new arrivals are genuinely insane.
Repeal of the Test Acts removes political restrictions from dissenters, allowing them to hold public office.

Art and science

London Zoological Gardens open in Regent's Park. They provide both entertainment and a supply of exotic specimens for naturalists and anatomists such as Richard Owen who becomes a European authority on the subject.

International

Daniel O'Connell is elected Member of Parliament for County Clare but as a Catholic is not permitted to take his seat.

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