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Jean Jacques Rousseau

1 of 2 portraits by Joseph Albrier

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Jean Jacques Rousseau

by and published by Hipolyte Huet, printed by Chardon, after Joseph Albrier
line engraving, 1824
15 3/4 in. x 11 3/8 in. (399 mm x 290 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D39898

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Artistsback to top

  • Joseph Albrier (1791-1863), Painter. Artist or producer associated with 2 portraits.
  • Chardon (active 1824-1880), Printer. Artist or producer associated with 5 portraits.
  • Hipolyte Huet (active 1824), Engraver. Artist or producer associated with 2 portraits.

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  • Place made: France (48 rue Saint-Anne, Paris, France)

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Current affairs

Anti-Trade Union Combination Acts of 1799 and 1800 are repealed after persuasive arguments from radical Francis Place that prohibition of workers' combinations only increased their appeal.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.


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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