by Unknown photographer, by George Henry Phillips, published by Ackermann & Co, after George Duncan Beechey
photograph, published 1835 (exhibited 1832)
23 1/8 in. x 17 3/4 in. (587 mm x 450 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1963
Artistsback to top
- Ackermann & Co (active 1829-1859), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 76 portraits.
- George Duncan Beechey (1797-1852), Portrait painter; son of Sir William Beechey. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- George Henry Phillips (circa 1800-active 1852), Printmaker. Artist associated with 22 portraits.
- Unknown photographer, Photographer. Artist associated with 6567 portraits.
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Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.
InternationalJuan Manuel de Rosas becomes dictator of Argentina, invoking a seventeen year rule dominated by terror. A powerful cattle rancher, he represents the rise of the estancieros, the new landed oligarchy based on commercial ranching.
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