13 of 16 portraits by T. Berry
by T. Berry, published by Thomas Rodd the Younger, published by Horatio Rodd, after Robert White
line engraving, published 1 August 1821
8 3/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (221 mm x 145 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Artistsback to top
- T. Berry (active 1819-1822), Engraver. Artist associated with 16 portraits.
- Horatio Rodd (active 1798-1858), Bookseller, picture dealer and printseller. Artist associated with 15 portraits.
- Thomas Rodd the Younger (1796-1849), Bookseller. Artist associated with 15 portraits.
- Robert White (1645-1703), Engraver. Artist associated with 608 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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Events of 1821back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV is crowned at Westminster Abbey on 19 July and Queen Caroline is turned away from the ceremony. Two weeks later she dies reawakening popular sympathy for her cause. Riots break out at her funeral as the Government attempts to reroute the procession to avoid the popular reaction of the mob.
Art and scienceThomas De Quincey publishes Confessions of an English Opium Eater in the London Magazine. A creative commentary on his mental life, it gained instant notoriety.
The Manchester Guardian (later The Guardian) established.
Michael Faraday builds the first electric motor.
Revolts in Wallachia and Moldovia against the oppressive rule of the Ottoman Turks. The rebels appeal to Tsar Alexander I for help and the Greek War of Independence begins.
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