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Greville Ewing

28 of 61 portraits by Henry Edward Dawe

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Greville Ewing

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Maurice Ogle, and published by G. Gallie, and published by B.J. Holdsworth, after John Campbell
mezzotint, published 1 February 1826
21 in. x 15 in. (533 mm x 382 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D36616

Sitterback to top

  • Greville Ewing (1787-1841), Congregational minister. Sitter in 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Campbell (active circa 1800), Painter. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
  • Henry Edward Dawe (1790-1848), Painter and printmaker. Artist associated with 61 portraits.
  • G. Gallie, Glasgow publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • B.J. Holdsworth (active 1819-1828), London bookseller and publisher. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
  • Maurice Ogle (active 1826), Glasgow publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.

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Riots 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.

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Thomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.

International

Carl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.

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