Samuel Peploe Jr
19 of 36 portraits by Agnew & Zanetti
Samuel Peploe Jr
probably by James Thomson (Thompson), published by Agnew & Zanetti, after Thomas Gainsborough
engraving, published January 1831
10 in. x 7 3/8 in. (253 mm x 187 mm) plate size; 10 3/4 in. x 16 3/8 in. (273 mm x 417 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1882
Sitterback to top
- Samuel Peploe Jr (1699-1781), Prebendary and Chancellor of Chester; son of Samuel Peploe, Bishop of Chester. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Agnew & Zanetti (active 1823-1837), Publishers. Artist associated with 36 portraits.
- Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Portrait and landscape painter. Artist associated with 263 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
- James Thomson (Thompson) (baptised 1788-1850), Engraver. Artist associated with 137 portraits.
Portrait setback to top
Events of 1831back to top
Current affairsParliamentary Reform Bill is rejected by the House of Lords prompting riots in Nottingham, Derby and Bristol.
Art and scienceMichael Faraday demonstrates electromagnetic induction.
Death of Lady Sarah Ponsonby, last of the famous Ladies of Llangollen who attracted many of the leading names in art and literature to visit them at their home in Plas Newydd, Wales.
Opening of New London Bridge, designed by John Rennie.
InternationalViolinist Niccolo Paganini arrives in England from Italy and embarks on a six month tour of the country after astonishing London audiences with his virtuoso performances.
Revolutionary outbreaks in Modena, Parma and the Papal States influenced by the July Revolution in France the previous year.
Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs
Test your memory by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family.
Regency familiar faces
Rearrange tiles to uncover sitters from the Gallery's Collection by playing our puzzle game.
Who do you think you were?
Answer a few lifestyle questions about the Elizabethan period and discover your inner Elizabethan!
Tell us more
Framed & unframed prints
Choose your favourite portrait from our Collection as a framed or unframed print for your home.