George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758 - 1833)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Landowner, canal and railway proprietor, M.P., diplomat; collector; encourager of the arts. Vice-President (1810-20) and President (1820-5) of the British Institution. Until 1786 known as Viscount Trentham; from 1786 to 1803, as Earl Gower; from 1803, as Marquess of Stafford; from 1833 as Duke of Sutherland.
Born: 9 January 1758 in London
Died: 19 July 1833
The fine arts of the English school; illustrated by a series of engravings, from paintings, sculpture, and architecture, of eminent English artists: with ample biographical, critical, and descriptive essays, by various authors; edited and partly written by John Britton, F.S.A. - London: 1812
A complete view of the dress and habits of the people of England, from the establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time illustrated by engravings taken from the most authentic remains of antiquity. To which is prefixed an introduction, containing a general description of the ancient habits in use among mankind, from the earliest period of time to the conclusion of the seventh century. By Joseph Strett Vol. I [II]. - London: