5 of 6 portraits of Edmund Phipps
by and published by Charles Turner, after John Jackson
mezzotint, published 10 February 1824
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (354 mm x 253 mm) plate size; 18 7/8 in. x 14 3/8 in. (478 mm x 366 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Sitterback to top
- Edmund Phipps (1760-1837), General; son of 1st Baron Mulgrave. Sitter in 6 portraits.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (50 Warren Street, Fitzroy Square, London)
Events of 1824back to top
Current affairsAnti-Trade Union Combination Acts of 1799 and 1800 are repealed after persuasive arguments from radical Francis Place that prohibition of workers' combinations only increased their appeal.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 scienceNational 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.
InternationalLord 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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