published by François Séraphin Delpech, after Nicolas Eustache Maurin
10 3/4 in. x 7 in. (273 mm x 178 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
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- François-Domenica Bréda (Toussaint L'Ouverture) (1743-1803), West Indian leader; Governor of Saint Domingue. Sitter in 3 portraits.
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Current affairsShaftesbury's Factory Act is passed regulating women's hours and providing for the education of children working in the textile industry.
Bank Act is passed, making Bank of England notes Britain's legal tender.
Art and scienceCharles Lamb publishes Last Essays of Elia after the enormous success of his earlier Essays. A comic allegorization of his humdrum clerical job they become one of the period's literary sensations.
Charles Dickens begins his series Sketches by Boz in the Monthly Magazine.