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John Garnett

by and published by Charles Turner, after John James Halls
mezzotint, published 21 October 1813
19 3/4 in. x 13 7/8 in. (503 mm x 354 mm) plate size; 21 3/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. (543 mm x 375 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1955
Reference Collection
NPG D34282

Sitterback to top

  • John Garnett (1747 or 1748-1813), Dean of Exeter. Sitter in 1 portrait.

Artistsback to top

  • John James Halls (1776-1834), Artist. Artist associated with 19 portraits.
  • Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 620 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Current affairs

Machine breaking Luddite Riots end with seventeen executions in York. Radical John Cartwright's subsequent tour of the manufacturing districts has some success in quelling Luddite discontent with the foundation of the Hampden reform club network across the country.
East India Company is deprived of monopoly over trade with India.

Art and science

Millenarian prophet Joanna Southcott, made famous by her visions of the second coming of Christ, announces herself 'with child' by the Holy Ghost.
Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice.

International

Victorious Battle of St Pierre near Bayonne led by General Rowland Hill.
Battle of Leipzig ends in defeat for Napoleon.
Wellington's victory at Vittoria leads to British invasion of Southern France.
Americans capture and burn Toronto, defeat British in Battle of Lake Erie and recapture Detroit.

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