Mrs H. Blaine Hunt
Mrs H. Blaine Hunt
by Richard James Lane, published by Joseph Dickinson, after George Henry Harlow
lithograph, published August 1824
10 3/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (265 mm x 187 mm) paper size
Given by Austin Lane Poole, 1956
Sitterback to top
- Mrs H. Blaine Hunt (active 1824-1835), Musicologist and author of 'Observations on the Vocal Shake with examples and exercises'; teacher of elocution and singing. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Artistsback to top
- Joseph Dickinson (1780-1849), Stationer and lithographic publisher. Artist or producer associated with 83 portraits.
- George Henry Harlow (1787-1819), Portrait painter. Artist or producer associated with 80 portraits, Sitter associated with 3 portraits.
- Richard James Lane (1800-1872), Sculptor and lithographer. Artist or producer associated with 1226 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
Events of 1824back to top
Current affairsAnti-Trade Union Combination Acts of 1799 and 1800 are repealed after persuasive arguments from radical Francis Place that prohibition of workers' combinations only increased their appeal. The unions had been banned for fear that they were becoming involved in democratic politics.
Art and scienceNational Gallery is established when Parliament agrees to purchase a collection of thirty-eight paintings from the estate of philanthropist John Julius Angerstein. William Seguier is appointed first Keeper.
Society of British Artists holds its first exhibition, aiming to appeal to a broader art public than those who visited the Royal Academy.
InternationalLord Byron dies of a fever at Missolonghi while fighting in the Greek War of Independence.
Britain declares war on Burma after threat of Indian invasion.
Singapore is ceded to Britain.
John Constable's Haywain receives Gold Medal at the Paris Salon.
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