Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
25 3/8 in. x 18 3/4 in. (645 mm x 477 mm) paper size
Given by Anthony Oliver Thorold, after 2010-08-04
Reference Collection
NPG D38588

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  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6577 portraits.

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  • NPG D49386: Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt (from same plate)

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George IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
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'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.

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Liverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.


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Steve Wise

22 February 2021, 20:22

The original portrait from which this print is taken is by George Richmond and hangs at Killerton House. It can be seen on the National Trust collection pages here

For some reason it is catalogued simply as a Member of the Acland family by the National Trust. However it is clearly Sir Thomas. The print also forms a frontespiece for 'Club Makers and Club Members by T.H.S.Escott published 1914 by Fisher Unwin.