by Maxim Gauci, printed by Graf & Soret, published by Alfred Barber, after Thomas Barber
lithograph, published June 1835
20 in. x 14 1/8 in. (507 mm x 360 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1959
Artistsback to top
- Alfred Barber (1808-1884), Publisher, printer and photographer. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
- Thomas Barber (1771-1843), Painter and draughtsman. Artist associated with 29 portraits.
- Maxim Gauci (1776-1854), Lithographer. Artist associated with 85 portraits.
- Graf & Soret (active 1833-1856), Lithographic printers. Artist associated with 104 portraits.
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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