4 of 12 portraits by Engelmann & Co
by Richard James Lane, printed by Engelmann & Co, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Gilbert Stuart Newton
lithograph, published 1828
21 1/4 in. x 14 3/8 in. (540 mm x 364 mm) paper size
Given by Austin Lane Poole, 1956
Artistsback to top
- Joseph Dickinson (1780-1849), Stationer and lithographic publisher. Artist associated with 83 portraits.
- Engelmann & Co (active 1828-1829), Publishers. Artist associated with 12 portraits.
- Richard James Lane (1800-1872), Sculptor and lithographer. Artist associated with 1225 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
- Gilbert Stuart Newton (1794-1835), Painter. Artist associated with 16 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1828back to top
Current affairsDuke of Wellington becomes Prime Minister.
Madhouse Act attempts to regulate asylums and ensure new arrivals are genuinely insane.
Repeal of the Test Acts removes political restrictions from dissenters, allowing them to hold public office.
Art and scienceLondon Zoological Gardens open in Regent's Park. They provide both entertainment and a supply of exotic specimens for naturalists and anatomists such as Richard Owen who becomes a European authority on the subject.
InternationalDaniel O'Connell is elected Member of Parliament for County Clare but as a Catholic is not permitted to take his seat.
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