Sir John Ross
1 portrait by Harriot or Harriet Arnold (née Gouldsmith)
Sir John Ross
by Harriot or Harriet Arnold (née Gouldsmith), printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
10 in. x 7 5/8 in. (254 mm x 195 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
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- Sir John Ross (1777-1856), Rear-Admiral and Arctic explorer. Sitter in 7 portraits.
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (454 Albany Street, Regents Park, London)
Events of 1825back to top
Current affairsStrikes, contract breaking and worker intimidation prompt the passing of a new Anti-Trade Union Combination Act to the dismay of economist John McCulloch, MP Joseph Hume and radical Francis Place who had worked for the repeal of the previous year.
Catholic Relief Bill is rejected by the House of Lords.
Art and scienceConstruction of Thames Tunnel begins under the direction of Marc Isambard Brunel.
Stockton to Darlington Railway, the world's first passenger system, opens.
William Hazlitt publishes The Spirit of the Age; twenty-five pen-portraits of his contemporaries in the world of literature, philosophy and politics.
InternationalBeethoven's Ninth Symphony premieres in London.
John Quincy Adams is elected President of the United States.
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