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Anna Maria Porter (1780-1832), Novelist

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Anna produced the humanitarian Tales of Pity on Fishing, Shooting and Hunting in 1814, and collaborated with her sister on collections of stories. In all, she published some thirty works, many being translated into French.

Subject gender: Female
Artist: George Henry Harlow
Size 13 x 11 cms

Price £10.00

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Queen Adelaide (Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen) 1792-1849

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Queen of William IV and eldest daughter of George, Duke of Saxe-Coburg Meiningen. The untimely death of Princess Charlotte, the daughter of George, Prince Regent, in 1817 prompted the unmarried sons of George III to find brides in order to beget legitimate heirs to throne. Adelaide and William, Duke of Clarence married in 1818. She became queen on his accession to the throne in 1830. She was unpopular for her supposed interference in politics during the agitation for reform.
Subject gender: Female
Artist: Sir William Beechey
Size 19 x 15 cms

Price Sold

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LOUIS PHILIPPE COMTE DE SEGUR 1753-1830

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French diplomat and historian, son of Philippe Henri, marquis de Segur, was born in Paris in December 1753. He entered the army in 1769, served in the American War of Independence in 1781 as a colonel under Rochambeau

Subject gender: Male
Artist:
Size 14 x 11 cms

Price £14.00

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Victor I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym

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German prince of the House of Ascania who belonged to a cadet branch of the princely house of Anhalt-Bernburg. Through his mother, he inherited the County of Holzappel and Lordship of Schaumburg and founded the cadet branch of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym.

Subject gender: Male
Artist: Syang

Size 30 x 18 cms

Price £28.00

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Count Heinrich Mathias of Thurn-Valsassina 1567-1633

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Oposed the election of Ferdinand as H.R.E. Ferdinand responded trying to oust Thurn as Burggraf, within the framework of other anti-Protestant measures. Thurn then incited the Bohemians to rebel, this led to the defenestration of Prague 1618 Subject gender: Male
Artist:

Size 20 x 12 cms

Price £18.00

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Martin Luther 1483-1546

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Martin Luther OSA was a German monk, Catholic priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of a reform movement in 16th century Christianity, subsequently known as the Protestant Reformation.
Subject gender: Male
Artist: Stobert

Size 15 x 24 cms

Price £18.00

Ref: 3036