by Samuel William Reynolds, after Henry Wyatt
mezzotint, published 1826
11 5/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (295 mm x 198 mm) paper size
- Josiah Pratt (1768-1844), Evangelical divine. Sitter in 5 portraits.
- Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter. Artist associated with 628 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Henry Wyatt (1794-1840), Painter. Artist associated with 19 portraits.
Riots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.
Art and science
Thomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.
Carl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz
is the hit of the London season.