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Toussaint L'Ouverture

published by François Séraphin Delpech, after Nicolas Eustache Maurin
lithograph, 1833
10 3/4 in. x 7 in. (273 mm x 178 mm) paper size
Given by Henry Witte Martin, 1861
Reference Collection
NPG D8211

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  • François Séraphin Delpech (1778-1825), Lithographer and lithographic printer. Artist or producer associated with 22 portraits.
  • Nicolas Eustache Maurin (1799-1850), Painter, lithographer and engraver. Artist or producer associated with 7 portraits.

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Current affairs

Shaftesbury'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 science

Charles 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.

International

Abolition of slavery in the British Empire; 780,000 slaves are freed, £20 million is allocated as compensation for slave owners and a six year apprenticeship system for freed slaves is established.

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