by John Samuelson Templeton, printed by Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co, after Henry William Pickersgill
lithograph, circa 1830-1834 (exhibited 1824)
16 1/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (408 mm x 290 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1963
Artistsback to top
- Engelmann, Graf, Coindet & Co (active 1826-1834), Lithographic printers. Artist associated with 17 portraits.
- Henry William Pickersgill (1782-1875), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 108 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- John Samuelson Templeton (active 1830-1857), Lithographer. Artist associated with 12 portraits.
Events of 1830back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.
Art and scienceLiverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.
InternationalJuly Revolution in France overthrows the Bourbon dynasty. Charles X goes into exile in England and Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans is proclaimed King by the Chamber of Deputies who fear European opposition to the declaration of a second Republic.
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