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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
12 in. x 8 7/8 in. (305 mm x 226 mm) plate size; 22 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in. (571 mm x 445 mm) paper size
Given by Grillion's Club, 1903
Reference Collection
NPG D20573

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  • Frederick Christian Lewis Sr (1779-1856), Engraver and landscape painter. Artist or producer associated with 192 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Joseph Slater (circa 1779-1837), Painter and draughtsman. Artist or producer associated with 127 portraits.

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Current affairs

Riots break out in Lancashire against the use of the power loom, invented by Edmund Cartwright. The looms were gradually being introduced across the country, replacing large numbers of manual workers.

Art and science

Thomas Telford's Menai Straits and Conway Suspension Bridges open, the largest of their kind at the time.

International

Carl Weber arrives to live in England after his opera Der Freischutz is the hit of the London season.

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