55 of 55 portraits by Edwin Landseer
by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 1882
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (251 mm x 184 mm) plate size; 15 1/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (387 mm x 298 mm) paper size
Sitterback to top
- Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901. Sitter associated with 544 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Henry Graves & Co (active 1844-1899), Publishers. Artist associated with 229 portraits.
- Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873), Painter. Artist associated with 55 portraits, Sitter in 22 portraits.
- James Scott (circa 1809-circa 1889), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1882back to top
Current affairsThe Ashes Test cricket series is born. The series gets its name from a satirical obituary published in the English newspaper The Sporting Times, stating that English cricket had died and its cremated body was being taken back to Australia, after England, with batsmen W. G. Grace and Charles Studd, lost the first home match to Australia at the Oval.
The Married Women's Property Act is passed, securing equal property rights between married couples.