1 portrait by Smallfield & Son
by Richard Woodman, sold by Smallfield & Son, sold by Philp, after Nathan Cooper Branwhite
stipple and line engraving, published November 1837
11 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. (293 mm x 216 mm) plate size; 17 in. x 11 3/4 in. (433 mm x 297 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Artistsback to top
- Nathan Cooper Branwhite (1774 or 1775-1857), Miniature painter and engraver. Artist associated with 21 portraits.
- Philp (active 1837), Print seller. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Smallfield & Son (active 1837), Print seller. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Richard Woodman (1784-1859), Engraver and portrait painter. Artist associated with 30 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (29 Newgate Street, London; 29 Clare Street, Bristol)
Events of 1837back to top
Current affairsThe controversial monarch William IV dies of pneumonia in June leaving no legitimate heirs, and is succeeded to the throne by his niece Victoria, one month after her eighteenth birthday.
The Registration Act of Births, Marriages and Deaths makes it compulsory for all births, marriages and deaths to be registered at a Registry Office.