by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Agnew & Zanetti, after David Henry Parry
mezzotint, published August 1829
26 5/8 in. x 19 1/4 in. (677 mm x 490 mm) paper size
Given by Messrs Thomas Agnew, 1932
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester (Repository of Arts, Exchange Street, Manchester)
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Current affairsMetropolitan police force of over three thousand paid, uniformed, professional policemen founded by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel.
Roman Catholic Relief Act grants emancipation; Catholics admitted to vote, sit in parliament and hold almost all public offices.
Art and scienceSuccess of George Stephenson's Rocket steam engine at Rainhill Trials.
First London bus service licensed; the new 'box-on-wheels' contributes greatly to the expansion of the suburbs.
Apsley House completed for the Duke of Wellington by Benjamin Wyatt.
First Oxford and Cambridge boat race.
InternationalAndrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.
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