Adelaide, Princess d'Orleans

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Adelaide, Princess d'Orleans

by P. Adam, after S. Gerard
etching, 1826
14 in. x 10 in. (355 mm x 255 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Reference Collection
NPG D15318

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  • P. Adam (active 1826), Etcher. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.
  • S. Gerard. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.

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Current affairs

Riots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.

Art and science

Thomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.

International

Carl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.

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