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Rosamond Hester Elizabeth (née Croker), Lady Barrow

by Samuel Cousins, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1828
14 1/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (363 mm x 265 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D653

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Artistsback to top

  • Samuel Cousins (1801-1887), Engraver. Artist or producer associated with 179 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist or producer associated with 698 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D652: Rosamond Hester Elizabeth (née Croker), Lady Barrow when Miss Croker (from same plate)
  • NPG D34241: Rosamond Hester Elizabeth (née Croker), Lady Barrow (from same plate)
  • NPG D5015: Rosamond Hester Elizabeth (née Croker), Lady Barrow (from same plate)

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Events of 1828back to top

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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