printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co, published by William Kenneth, after Joseph Ayton
lithograph, published August 1826
15 3/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (400 mm x 335 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Sitterback to top
- Charles Incledon (1763-1826), Singer and actor. Sitter associated with 3 portraits.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (dramatic Repository, Corner of Bow Street, Covent Garden, London)
Events of 1826back to top
Current affairsRiots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.
Art and scienceThomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
InternationalCarl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.