© National Portrait Gallery, London
by William Thomas Fry, published by Mrs Scott, after John Jackson
stipple engraving, published January 1826 (1823) 15 1/2 in. x 12 7/8 in. (394 mm x 326 mm) plate size; 20 3/8 in. x 15 in. (519 mm x 382 mm) paper size acquired unknown source, 1929 Reference Collection NPG D40588
John Scott (1774-1827), Engraver. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist associated with 3 portraits.
William Thomas Fry (1789-1843), Engraver. Artist associated with 62 portraits.
John Jackson (1778-1831), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 231 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
Mrs Scott (active 1826), Publisher; wife of the engraver John Scott. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
Riots 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 science
Thomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
Carl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera
is the hit of the London season.