Samuel Peploe Jr
22 of 35 portraits by Agnew & Zanetti
Samuel Peploe Jr
by Thomson, published by Agnew & Zanetti, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1831
9 7/8 in. x 7 5/8 in. (250 mm x 193 mm) plate size; 10 5/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. (271 mm x 210 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Sitterback to top
- Samuel Peploe Jr (1699-1781), Prebendary and Chancellor of Chester; son of Samuel Peploe, Bishop of Chester. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Artistsback to top
Events of 1831back to top
Current affairsParliamentary Reform Bill is rejected by the House of Lords prompting riots in Nottingham, Derby and Bristol.
Art and scienceMichael Faraday demonstrates electromagnetic induction.
Death of Lady Sarah Ponsonby, last of the famous Ladies of Llangollen who attracted many of the leading names in art and literature to visit them at their home in Plas Newydd, Wales.
Opening of New London Bridge, designed by John Rennie.
InternationalViolinist Niccolo Paganini arrives in England from Italy and embarks on a six month tour of the country after astonishing London audiences with his virtuoso performances.
Revolutionary outbreaks in Modena, Parma and the Papal States influenced by the July Revolution in France the previous year.
Become a Member
Enjoy access to special events, discounts on the Gallery online shop, supporters’ updates and much more
Bringing people together by sharing the portraits and stories of the men and women who have shaped our nation.
Sign up to receive information on exhibitions, collections and activities of the National Portrait Gallery, including special offers, shop products, and exclusive competitions.
Tell us more
Framed & unframed prints