11 of 28 portraits matching these criteria:
- set matching '17th and 18th century botanists'
by James Caldwall, published by Robert John Thornton
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 May 1802
18 3/4 in. x 12 7/8 in. (475 mm x 328 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1964
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Subjects & Themesback to top
- Books and libraries
- Flowers and plants
- Pets and animals
- Pets and animals - Birds
- Pets and animals - Fish and sea life
- Pets and animals - Insects and minibeasts
- Pets and animals - Reptiles and amphibians
- Pets and animals - Wild and exotic animals
- Shells, fossils and minerals
- Stipple engraving
- Words and inscriptions
Events of 1802back to top
Current affairsAfter returning from Naples, Nelson tours England with the diplomat and antiquarian Sir William Hamilton and his wife Emma, with whom he was having an affair. With Nelson's status confirmed as a national hero, their reception outrivals that of the King.
Extensive strikes in government shipyards led by John Gast.
Art and scienceFrancis Jeffrey, MP and arbiter of literary taste, co-founds the Edinburgh Review, the influential Whig quarterly which voiced strong criticism of Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey.
The Exchange, where stocks were traded, is rebuilt to cope with an increase in business during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
InternationalPeace of Amiens; Britain finally agrees to unpopular peace, leaving France the chief power in Europe and returning recent British colonial acquisitions.
Napoleon is declared First Consul of the French Empire for life.
English flock to see the international war plunder now on display at the Louvre in Paris.
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