29 of 61 portraits by Henry Edward Dawe
by Henry Edward Dawe, printed by Chatfield & Co, after and published by Samuel Lane, and published by Jeremiah Freeman
mezzotint, published February 1826
32 3/4 in. x 21 5/8 in. (832 mm x 550 mm) plate size; 33 7/8 in. x 22 3/4 in. (861 mm x 578 mm) paper size
Sitterback to top
- Edmond Wodehouse (1784-1855), Conservative politician; MP for Norfolk. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Artistsback to top
- Chatfield & Co (active 1826-1828), Printers. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- Henry Edward Dawe (1790-1848), Painter and printmaker. Artist associated with 61 portraits.
- Jeremiah Freeman (circa 1763-1823), Carver, gilder, printseller and picture dealer. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
- Samuel Lane (1780-1859), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 45 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (60 Greek Street, Soho, London; Norwich)
Events of 1826back to top
Current affairsRiots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.
Art and scienceThomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
InternationalCarl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.
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