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Queen Nzinga Mbande (Anna de Sousa Nzinga)

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Queen Nzinga Mbande (Anna de Sousa Nzinga)

by Achille Devéria, printed by François Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Unknown artist
hand-coloured lithograph, 1830s
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
Reference Collection
NPG D34632

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  • Edward Bull (active circa 1800-1841), Publisher. Artist or producer associated with 27 portraits.
  • Edward Churton (1812-1885), Publisher. Artist or producer associated with 21 portraits.
  • Achille Devéria (1800-1857), Lithographer. Artist or producer associated with 8 portraits.
  • François Le Villain (active 1820s-1830s), Lithographic printer. Artist or producer associated with 26 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6583 portraits.

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Current affairs

George IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.

Art and science

Liverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.

International

July Revolution in France overthrows the Bourbon dynasty. Charles X goes into exile in England and Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans is proclaimed King by the Chamber of Deputies who fear European opposition to the declaration of a second Republic.

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