Russian Diplomacy or A Negociation a la Militaire (Hans Karl von Diebitsch; Mahmud II)

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Russian Diplomacy or A Negociation a la Militaire (Hans Karl von Diebitsch; Mahmud II)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 October 1829
11 1/4 in. x 16 1/4 in. (286 mm x 412 mm) overall
Acquired, before 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D40964

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  • John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist or producer associated with 746 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist or producer associated with 1058 portraits.
  • Charles Etienne Pierre Motte (1785-1836). Artist or producer associated with 85 portraits.

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Current affairs

Metropolitan police force of over three thousand paid, uniformed, professional policemen founded by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel.
Roman Catholic Relief Act grants emancipation; Catholics admitted to vote, sit in parliament and hold almost all public offices.

Art and science

Success of George Stephenson's Rocket steam engine at Rainhill Trials.
First London bus service licensed; the new 'box-on-wheels' contributes greatly to the expansion of the suburbs.
Apsley House completed for the Duke of Wellington by Benjamin Wyatt.
First Oxford and Cambridge boat race.

International

Andrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.

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