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Jane Anderson; Esther Ainslie; Helena Anderson; Mrs Arkley; Charles Atherton

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Jane Anderson; Esther Ainslie; Helena Anderson; Mrs Arkley; Charles Atherton

by Augustin Edouart
silhouette, circa 1830
9 3/4 in. x 14 1/8 in. (247 mm x 359 mm)
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D397

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  • Augustin Edouart (1789-1861), Artist. Artist or producer associated with 28 portraits.

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  • NPG D396: Sarah Siddons (née Kemble); (William Grattan) Tyrone Power as Dr O'Toole in 'The Irish Tutor'; (William Grattan) Tyrone Power (reverse)

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Current affairs

George 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 science

Liverpool 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.


July 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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