Louisa Catherine Osborne (née Caton), Duchess of Leeds when Marchioness of Carmarthen

1 portrait of Louisa Catherine Osborne (née Caton), Duchess of Leeds

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Louisa Catherine Osborne (née Caton), Duchess of Leeds when Marchioness of Carmarthen

by Thomson, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Anne Mee (née Foldsone)
stipple engraving, 1828-1838
8 1/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (207 mm x 161 mm) plate size; 10 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (272 mm x 183 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D5045

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  • Edward Bull (active circa 1800-1841), Publisher. Artist or producer associated with 27 portraits.
  • Edward Churton (1812-1885), Publisher. Artist or producer associated with 21 portraits.
  • Anne Mee (née Foldsone) (circa 1770-1851), Miniature painter. Artist or producer associated with 26 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomson. Artist or producer associated with 6 portraits.

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Current affairs

Duke of Wellington becomes Prime Minister.
Madhouse Act attempts to regulate asylums and ensure new arrivals are genuinely insane.
Repeal of the Test Acts removes political restrictions from dissenters, allowing them to hold public office.

Art and science

London Zoological Gardens open in Regent's Park. They provide both entertainment and a supply of exotic specimens for naturalists and anatomists such as Richard Owen who becomes a European authority on the subject.

International

Daniel O'Connell is elected Member of Parliament for County Clare but as a Catholic is not permitted to take his seat.

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