12 of 17 portraits by James Green
by Henry Meyer, published by Robert Cribb & Son, after James Green
mezzotint, published 24 July 1813
19 3/4 in. x 14 in. (503 mm x 355 mm) plate size; 21 1/8 in. x 15 1/4 in. (536 mm x 388 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1961
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- Samuel Horsley (1733-1806), Bishop of St Asaph; Secretary of the Royal Society. Sitter in 11 portraits.
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Current affairsMachine breaking Luddite Riots end with seventeen executions in York. Radical John Cartwright's subsequent tour of the manufacturing districts has some success in quelling Luddite discontent with the foundation of the Hampden reform club network across the country.
East India Company is deprived of monopoly over trade with India.
Art and scienceMillenarian prophet Joanna Southcott, made famous by her visions of the second coming of Christ, announces herself 'with child' by the Holy Ghost.
Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice.
InternationalVictorious Battle of St Pierre near Bayonne led by General Rowland Hill.
Battle of Leipzig ends in defeat for Napoleon.
Wellington's victory at Vittoria leads to British invasion of Southern France.
Americans capture and burn Toronto, defeat British in Battle of Lake Erie and recapture Detroit.
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