by Richard James Lane, after George Chinnery
lithograph, published 1835
12 3/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (313 mm x 247 mm) paper size
Given by Austin Lane Poole, 1956
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- Karl Friedrich August ('Charles') Gutzlaff (1803-1851), Medical missionary, civil magistrate and explorer. Sitter in 1 portrait.
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Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.
InternationalJuan Manuel de Rosas becomes dictator of Argentina, invoking a seventeen year rule dominated by terror. A powerful cattle rancher, he represents the rise of the estancieros, the new landed oligarchy based on commercial ranching.
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