A Vision of Judgement!!!
20 of 20 portraits of Spencer Perceval
A Vision of Judgement!!!
published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1830
9 3/8 in. x 13 1/2 in. (239 mm x 344 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann, 2018
Sittersback to top
- George Canning (1770-1827), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 62 portraits. Identify
- King George IV (1762-1830), Regent 1811-19; Reigned 1820-30. Sitter associated with 273 portraits. Identify
- Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh) (1769-1822), Statesman. Sitter associated with 56 portraits. Identify
- Spencer Perceval (1762-1812), Prime Minister. Sitter in 20 portraits. Identify
- Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 640 portraits. Identify
Artistback to top
- Gabriel Shire Tregear (active 1828-1840), Printseller and publisher. Artist associated with 12 portraits.
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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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