by Joseph John Jenkins, printed by E. Bram, published by William McDowall, after F. Waldeck
hand-coloured engraving, published June 1827
13 3/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (340 mm x 240 mm) plate size; 18 5/8 in. x 13 in. (473 mm x 331 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Artistsback to top
- E. Bram (active 1872), Printer. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Joseph John Jenkins (baptised 1812-1885), Engraver and watercolour painter. Artist associated with 26 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
- William McDowall, Publisher. Artist associated with 7 portraits.
- F. Waldeck (active 1822), Artist. Artist associated with 5 portraits.
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Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (20 Great Newport Street, Long Acre, London)
Events of 1827back to top
Current affairsLord Liverpool suffers a stroke and is forced to resign as Prime Minister. George Canning succeeds him only to die after four months in office.
Art and scienceUniversity College London, the first metropolitan university in England, is founded specifically to educate dissenters excluded from Oxford and Cambridge. Whig politician Henry Brougham, writer Thomas Campbell and financier and philanthropist Isaac Goldsmid are its principal patrons.
InternationalBritain, France and Russia sign a treaty in London agreeing to intervene in the Greek War of Independence. Allied troops under General Edward Codrington subsequently destroy Turkish and Egyptian fleets at the Battle of Navarino.
Western Australia is explored for the first time by Captain Stirling.
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