Catalina de Erauso
Catalina de Erauso
by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by François Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Francisco Pacheco
hand-coloured lithograph, 1833 (1630)
19 1/4 in. x 14 1/8 in. (488 mm x 358 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Sitterback to top
- Catalina de Erauso (1592-1650), Spanish soldier; 'the Lieutenant Nun'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Artistsback to top
- Edward Bull (active circa 1800-1841), Publisher. Artist associated with 27 portraits.
- Edward Churton (1812-1885), Publisher. Artist associated with 21 portraits.
- François Le Villain (active 1820s-1830s), Lithographic printer. Artist associated with 26 portraits.
- Alphonse Léon Noël (1807-1884), Lithographer. Artist associated with 14 portraits.
- Francisco Pacheco (1564-1654), Artist. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (26 Holles Street, Cavendish Square, London)
Events of 1833back to top
Current affairsShaftesbury's Factory Act is passed regulating women's hours and providing for the education of children working in the textile industry.
Bank Act is passed, making Bank of England notes Britain's legal tender.
Art and scienceCharles Lamb publishes Last Essays of Elia after the enormous success of his earlier Essays. A comic allegorization of his humdrum clerical job they become one of the period's literary sensations.
Charles Dickens begins his series Sketches by Boz in the Monthly Magazine.
InternationalAbolition of slavery in the British Empire; 780,000 slaves are freed, £20 million is allocated as compensation for slave owners and a six year apprenticeship system for freed slaves is established.
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