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Portrait of Commander Hugh Clapperton (1788 - 1827) 1817c.  by Sir Henry Raeburn. Oil on canvas.  30 x 25 inches 76 x 63.5 cm

commander hugh clapperton, circa 1817 - portrait by sir henry raeburn

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt by Thomas Phillips National Portrait Gallery, London Born	17 December 1778 Penzance, Cornwall, England Died	29 May 1829 (aged 50) Geneva, Switzerland

Humphry Davy, English scientist who invented the Davy Lamp for miners that enabled them to work safely in the presence of flammable gases, died on this day May, 1829

Asher B. Durand (1796-1886)     Date   ca. 1819    Related People   Artist/Maker: William Jewett    Medium   Oil on wood panel

Asher B. Durand Date ca. 1819 Related People Artist/Maker: William Jewett Medium Oil on wood panel

Robert Southey (1774–1843), Aged 31: English writer, politician, famous for being more handsome than his contemporaries (not really... but really...)

Robert Southey Aged English writer, politician, famous for being more handsome than his contemporaries (not really.

Portrait of Mrs John Brown of Lanfine and Waterhaughs, 1798-99 by Sir Henry Raeburn (Scottish 1756-1823)

(c) The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

Sir Henry Raeburn British, 1756-1823  Robert Brown of Newhall, 1792

via Kitty Pridden Seriously dashing Century gent, Robert Brown of Newhall - painted by Sir Henry Raeburn 1792

Samuel Romilly  1757-1818  Political Reformer.  (Are you a RAPper or a RAPscallion? http://www.regencyassemblypress.com)

Regency Personalities Series-Samuel Romilly

Regency Personalities Series In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. Samuel Romilly March 1 1757 to November 2 1818 Rom…

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