by Thomas Anthony Dean, published by John Rivington, published by George Rivington, published by Francis Rivington, after George Vertue
stipple engraving, published March 1835 (1715)
9 in. x 5 7/8 in. (228 mm x 150 mm) plate size; 17 1/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (434 mm x 298 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1964
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- Thomas Anthony Dean (1801-1860), Engraver. Artist associated with 66 portraits.
- Francis Rivington (1805-1885), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- George Rivington (1801-1858), Publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- John Rivington (1779-1841), Publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 864 portraits, Sitter in 7 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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