by William Camden Edwards, published by John Samuel Murray, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, published 1830 (circa 1632-1635)
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (165 mm x 121 mm) plate size; 6 3/4 in. x 5 in. (171 mm x 127 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Artistsback to top
- William Camden Edwards (1777-1855), Engraver. Artist associated with 47 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- John Samuel Murray (1778-1843), Publisher. Artist associated with 36 portraits, Sitter associated with 5 portraits.
- Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 1022 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
Events of 1830back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.
Art and scienceLiverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.