12 of 15 portraits by William Sharp
by William Sharp, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, after John Hayter
lithograph, published 20 April 1835
20 1/2 in. x 12 7/8 in. (522 mm x 326 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Artistsback to top
- Joseph Dickinson (1780-1849), Stationer and lithographic publisher. Artist associated with 82 portraits.
- John Hayter (1800-1895), Painter. Artist associated with 71 portraits.
- Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789-1850), Lithographic draughtsman and printer. Artist associated with 106 portraits.
- William Sharp (1803-1875), Lithographer. Artist associated with 15 portraits.
Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.