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Mrs Robert Beveridge; Anne Beveridge; Andrew Beveridge; Hugh Beveridge; Robert Beveridge

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Mrs Robert Beveridge; Anne Beveridge; Andrew Beveridge; Hugh Beveridge; Robert Beveridge

by Augustin Edouart
silhouette, 6 February 1832
10 in. x 14 1/8 in. (253 mm x 359 mm)
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D413

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

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  • Schama, Simon, The Face of Britain: The Nation Through its Portraits, 2015-09-15, p. 486

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William IV agrees to the creation of new peers in order to obtain the passage of the Reform Act, although this proved unnecessary when the Tories withdrew opposition. Male franchise is extended by fifty percent; fifty-six 'rotten boroughs' lose representation and forty-one new constituencies are created. Irish and Scottish Reform Acts are also passed.

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Mathematician Charles Babbage publishes his best selling Economy of Machinery and Manufactures. In response to recent outbreaks of machine-breaking and riots, he aimed to reveal the sources of Britain's industrial strength to the urban elite and promote institutional change.
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Free land grants end for English settlers in Australia on recommendation of the leading colonisation theorist Edward Wakefield in his Letter from Sydney.
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Ruth Petersen

26 November 2020, 04:02

This portrait has my 3x great-grandmother, 3x great-grandfather, and their first 3 children. Robert was an upholsterer. Andrew appears to have died in childhood. Ann would later marry Thomas Pattenden and emigrate to Australia. Hugh was a British dragoon for 10 years. Hugh and younger brother John Burnett were in the American Civil War. John Burnett kept diaries of his years in the Civil War and they are in the Sioux City Museum in Sioux City, Iowa. David, another younger brother, was possibly estranged from the family and lived his final years in San Francisco as a college librarian. Another younger sister, Jane, married Antonio Bellatti. Antonio died three years after marrying Jane. Jane also emigrated to Australia. I am the 2x great-granddaughter of John Burnett Belfrage.