by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Agnew & Zanetti, after George Hargreaves
engraving, published March 1831
10 1/8 in. x 8 in. (257 mm x 203 mm) plate size; 16 3/8 in. x 10 3/4 in. (416 mm x 273 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1882
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- Jeremiah Smith (1771-1854), Headmaster of Manchester Grammar School 1807-1838. Sitter in 1 portrait.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester (Repository of Arts, 10 Exchange Street, Manchester)
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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.
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