7 of 17 portraits by S. Gans
published by S. Gans, after William Heath
hand-coloured etching, published June 1829 or after
9 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (250 mm x 348 mm) plate size; 11 1/2 in. x 16 7/8 in. (293 mm x 429 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann, 2018
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- James Scarlett, 1st Baron Abinger (1769-1844), Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Sitter associated with 39 portraits. Identify
- Elizabeth Conyngham (née Denison), Marchioness Conyngham (1769-1861), Mistress of George IV; wife of Henry Conyngham, 1st Marquess of Conyngham. Sitter in 34 portraits. Identify
- King George IV (1762-1830), Regent 1811-19; Reigned 1820-30. Sitter associated with 273 portraits. Identify
- Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt (1788-1850), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 323 portraits. Identify
- Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 640 portraits. Identify
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (15 Southampton Street, Strand, London)
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Events of 1829back to top
Current affairsMetropolitan 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 scienceSuccess 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.
InternationalAndrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.
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