by William Drummond, published by Thomas McLean, after Eden Upton Eddis
lithograph, published 26 July 1835
7 3/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (198 mm x 176 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
Sitterback to top
- William Whewell (1794-1866), College head and writer on the history and philosophy of science. Sitter associated with 8 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- William Drummond (active 1800-1850), Painter, draughtsman and lithographer. Artist associated with 19 portraits.
- Eden Upton Eddis (1812-1901), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 101 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 1057 portraits.
Events of 1835back to top
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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