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Eaton.  Aged 49 Years,a native Northamptonshire, Performed the following Pedestrian Feats.
Eaton. Aged 49 Years,a native Northamptonshire, Performed the following Pedestrian Feats. 1st Decr.26.1815, compleated on Blackheath,1100 miles, pn the Barclay plan, viz, a mile every hour. 2nd. July 20th.1816, at the same place he walked 1100 miles, comencing each mile within 20 mintues after each hour. 3rd. Decr. 5th.1816, on Brixton Causeway he accomplished 1998 half miles in 1998 succeeding half hours. 4th. June 18th.1817, this was a task of competitorship btween Baker & himself on Wormwood Scrubs & which was accomplished in one hour less than the given time, making 2000 miles in 42 days. 5th. Sept. 6th.1817, a grand match against time walking from Colchester to London, one day & returning to Colchester the next & so on fro 20 succeeding days, being 1020 miles.
T.C.Smith Del. Freeman Sculpt.
Published by T.C.Smith, Miniature Painter, Aske Terrace, Hoxton, & sold by all Print & Book Sellers. [n.d., c.1820.]
Coloured stipple engraving with etching. 335 x 250mm.
Pedestrian fl.1810 - 20.
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The Hon.ble Will.m Maule of Panmure, M.P.
The Hon.ble Will.m Maule of Panmure, M.P. Patron and President of the Forfarshire Agricultural Association.
Painted by Colvin Smith. Engraved on Steel by T. Lupton.
London, Published Jan.y 1, 1823, by the Engraver, 7 Leigh Street, Burton Crescent, Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co. Charing Cross, & Mess.rs Constable & Co. Edinburgh [illegible]
Mezzotint on india, very rare; platemark 320 x 255mm (12½ x 10"). Damage to edges of india. Tear.
William Ramsay Maule (1771-1852), aristocrat and MP for Forfar, 1796 and 1803-31, made Baron Panmure in 1831. 'As a young man he was one of the most dissipated and extravagant, even of the Scottish gentry of his younger days...he did not alter his manner or morals as he grew older, and scandalized Victorian observers' (DNB).
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Chas Wm Wall [facsimile.]
Chas Wm Wall [facsimile.] From an original portrait of the Vice Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, presented to him by his former pupils in the year 1849.
C. Smith pinxit. E. Finden sculpsit.
[n.d. c.1849.]
Engraving. 247 x 152mm (9¾ x 6").
Reverend Charles William Wall (1780-1862), spent all of his adult life at Trinity College Dublin. He entered TCD in 1795, graduated B.A. in 1800, M.A. in 1805 and D.D. in 1820. He was elected a fellow of the college in 1805, took holy orders and was elected a senior fellow in 1824. He held the post of professor of Hebrew and oriental languages 1824-49 and in 1825 he was elected a life member of the R.D.S. He served as vice-provost of TCD from 1847 to 1862.
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