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Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

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Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox, by William Holl Sr, published by  Harding, Triphook & Lepard, after  William Derby, after  Paul van Somer, published 1 December 1824 - NPG D39733 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by William Holl Sr, published by Harding, Triphook & Lepard, after William Derby, after Paul van Somer
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1824
14 7/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (377 mm x 267 mm) plate size; 17 1/2 in. x 11 3/8 in. (444 mm x 290 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D39733

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  • William Derby (1786-1847), Watercolour and miniature painter. Artist associated with 133 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Harding, Triphook & Lepard (active 1824-1825), Publishers. Artist associated with 24 portraits.
  • William Holl Sr (1771-1838), Engraver. Artist associated with 127 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Paul van Somer (circa 1576-1621), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 35 portraits.

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  • NPG D39732: Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox (from same plate)

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Anti-Trade Union Combination Acts of 1799 and 1800 are repealed after persuasive arguments from radical Francis Place that prohibition of workers' combinations only increased their appeal. The unions had been banned for fear that they were becoming involved in democratic politics.

Art and science

National Gallery is established when Parliament agrees to purchase a collection of thirty-eight paintings from the estate of philanthropist John Julius Angerstein. William Seguier is appointed first Keeper.
Society of British Artists holds its first exhibition, aiming to appeal to a broader art public than those who visited the Royal Academy.

International

Lord Byron dies of a fever at Missolonghi while fighting in the Greek War of Independence.
Britain declares war on Burma after threat of Indian invasion.
Singapore is ceded to Britain.
John Constable's Haywain receives Gold Medal at the Paris Salon.

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