Sir Henry Saville
Sir Henry Saville
by R. Clamp, published by E. & S. Harding, after Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
stipple engraving, published 1796
11 1/4 in. x 8 1/8 in. (287 mm x 207 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Artistsback to top
- R. Clamp (active 1789-1798), Engraver. Artist associated with 62 portraits.
- Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561 or 1562-1636), Painter. Artist associated with 29 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
- E. & S. Harding (active 1786-before 1798), Publishers. Artist associated with 92 portraits.
- Silvester (Sylvester) Harding (1745-1809), Artist; publisher. Artist associated with 218 portraits.
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Events of 1796back to top
Current affairsBirth of Princess Charlotte, only child of George, Prince of Wales and Princess Caroline whose marriage soon quickly and publicly degenerates.
Art and scienceFanny Burney publishes Camilla, one of several influential novels exploring social misunderstanding and the fashionable mode of sensibility.
Architect William Chambers completes the building of Somerset House.
Collector William Beckford, the richest man in England, begins construction of his gothic fantasy Fonthill Abbey.
InternationalNapoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the French armies in Italy and defeats the Austrians at Millesimo and the Piedmontese at Mondovi.
Arthur Wellesley, later Duke of Wellington, arrives in India as a colonel.
John Adams is elected President of the United States, defeating Thomas Jefferson by three votes.
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