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Sarah Egerton (née Fisher) as Joan of Arc in Fitzball's 'Joan of Arc'

4 of 4 portraits of Sarah Egerton (née Fisher)

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Sarah Egerton (née Fisher) as Joan of Arc in Fitzball's 'Joan of Arc'

by 'P.R.', published by Hodgson & Co
hand-coloured etching, published 18 October 1822
8 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (222 mm x 184 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D10965

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  • Hodgson & Co (active 1938), Artist. Artist associated with 8 portraits.
  • 'P.R.' (active 1822), Engraver. Artist associated with 3 portraits.

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Lord Castlereagh (the Marquis of Londonderry) commits suicide after a blackmail campaign against him.
Tory cabinet joined by liberals George Canning and Robert Peel. Canning is appointed Foreign Secretary.

Art and science

John Nash completes the remodelling of the King's villa, the Brighton Pavilion and begins plans for the new layout of Regent Street and Regent's Park.
The Caledonian Canal opens to link eastern to western Scotland.
The Sunday Times is founded.

International

David Wilkie exhibits celebrated Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Academy to commemorate the Battle of Waterloo. It proves so popular a rail has to be erected to protect it.
First major failure of the potato crop in Ireland. A large-scale public works programme is implemented to provide employment.

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