3 of 4 portraits of Sarah Trimmer
by Henry Meyer, published by Francis Rivington, published by Charles Rivington, published by John Rivington, after Henry Howard
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1814
7 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (192 mm x 119 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Sitterback to top
- Sarah Trimmer (1741-1810), Evangelist and children's writer. Sitter in 4 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Henry Howard (1769-1847), Painter. Artist or producer associated with 28 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Henry Meyer (1782?-1847), Portrait painter and engraver. Artist or producer associated with 279 portraits.
- Charles Rivington (1754-1831), Printer, publisher and lawyer. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Francis Rivington (1745-1822), Printer, publisher and lawyer. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.
- John Rivington (1779-1841), Publisher. Artist or producer associated with 2 portraits.
Events of 1814back to top
Current affairsPrincess Caroline leaves England for a lengthy series of travels in Europe and the Middle East. Scandalous gossip promptly surrounds her relationship with her Italian valet, Count Bartholomew Bergami.
George, Prince Regent, hosts a visit of the victorious allies to England with spectacular celebrations and fireworks at Carlton House.
Art and scienceJohn Soane completes the construction of Dulwich Picture Gallery.
First steam printing machine in the world is used to publish The Times.
New Royal Mint opens at Tower Hill with improved precision machinery.
Grand Western Canal completed from Loudwell to Tiverton.
InternationalParis falls under allied attack; Napoleon sent into exile on Elba.
Force of British veterans lands at Chesapeake Bay, defeats Americans at Bladensburg and burns parts of Washington DC.
Peace treaty signed with Americans in Ghent. General Pakenham is killed leading attack on New Orleans before news of the peace reaches America.
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