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1762 Collection

"Exploring the Remarkable Year of 1762: A Glimpse into Art, History, and Innovation" In the world of art, George Stubbs, a renowned painter from the 18th century

Background image1762 Collection: The Cherokee chief Kanagagota (Standing Turkey) painted, 1762, in London by Francis Parsons

The Cherokee chief Kanagagota (Standing Turkey) painted, 1762, in London by Francis Parsons
PARSONS: CHEROKEE, 1762. The Cherokee chief Kanagagota (Standing Turkey) painted, 1762, in London by Francis Parsons

Background image1762 Collection: George Stubbs (1724-1806). Whistlejacket (c. 1762)

George Stubbs (1724-1806). Whistlejacket (c. 1762)
George Stubbs (1724-1806). English painter. Whistlejacket (c. 1762). Oil on Canvas. National Gallery. London. England. UK

Background image1762 Collection: Two violins and a viola by Stradivarius

Two violins and a viola by Stradivarius
Two violins and a viola by Antonius Stradivarius -- 1717 violin (Hart & Son), 1762 viola (Hart & Son), The Gillot Strad, 1715 (G Haddock). 1875

Background image1762 Collection: George Iv / Players / 42 / 50

George Iv / Players / 42 / 50
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND In ceremonial military dress

Background image1762 Collection: Art / Hogarth / The Times

Art / Hogarth / The Times
THE TIMES 1 of 2 a satire on political rivalry between the Pitt and Temple factions

Background image1762 Collection: RICHARD BEAU NASH

RICHARD BEAU NASH The dandy in his younger days when Beau was an appropriate sobriquet : later, alas, he put on weight, despite the health-giving waters of Bath

Background image1762 Collection: Catherine the Great / Coup

Catherine the Great / Coup
With the support of the Imperial Guard, Catherine the Great overthrows her husband, Peter III, to become Empress of All Russia

Background image1762 Collection: Dorothea Jordan - 2

Dorothea Jordan - 2
DOROTHEA JORDAN (nee Bland) actress and mistress of William IV; as Priscilla Tomboy in The Romp a comic opera after Bickerstaffs Love in the city

Background image1762 Collection: Hawker Hurricane PZ865

Hawker Hurricane PZ865
circa 1970: The Hawker Hurricane PZ865 speeds through the clouds. It was the the last Hurricane ever built, in 1944, hence the inscription The Last of the Many. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background image1762 Collection: Martin Boos, Churchman

Martin Boos, Churchman
MARTIN BOOS German Catholic churchman. Date: 1762 - 1825

Background image1762 Collection: (1729-1796). Empress of Russia, 1762-1796. Painting of Catherine II in her coronation gown, c1762

(1729-1796). Empress of Russia, 1762-1796. Painting of Catherine II in her coronation gown, c1762
CATHERINE II OF RUSSIA (1729-1796). Empress of Russia, 1762-1796. Painting of Catherine II in her coronation gown, c1762

Background image1762 Collection: Kidney stone, 18th century

Kidney stone, 18th century

Background image1762 Collection: King George Iv / 1828

King George Iv / 1828
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND Head & shoulders, full face, wearing a coat with a fur collar

Background image1762 Collection: George Iv / 1795 Cartoon

George Iv / 1795 Cartoon
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND Thoughts on Matrimony George IV considers potential marriage partners

Background image1762 Collection: Spencer Perceval / Picart

Spencer Perceval / Picart
SPENCER PERCEVAL son of 2nd Earl Egmont, opposed Catholic emancipation, insisted on continuance of Napoleonic war, made banknotes legal tender, assassinated

Background image1762 Collection: King George Iv / Satire

King George Iv / Satire
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND Caricature of him and a friend

Background image1762 Collection: George Iv / Josey 1874

George Iv / Josey 1874
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND Reigned 1820 - 1830 Here he stands beside his horse

Background image1762 Collection: George Iv / Eng Heath 1858

George Iv / Eng Heath 1858
KING GEORGE IV OF ENGLAND Reigned 1820 - 1830

Background image1762 Collection: Sir home Riggs Popham

Sir home Riggs Popham
SIR HOME RIGGS POPHAM - British sailor. Date: 1762 - 1820

Background image1762 Collection: George IV 1762 - 1830, King of Great Britain 1820 - 1830. Portrait as prince Regent

George IV 1762 - 1830, King of Great Britain 1820 - 1830. Portrait as prince Regent by Thomas Lawrence 1822

Background image1762 Collection: elevation Tower Winds antiquities Athens Basire

elevation Tower Winds antiquities Athens Basire
The elevation of the Tower of the Winds, The antiquities of Athens, Basire, James, the Elder, 1730-1802, Revett, Nicholas, 1720-1804, Stuart, James, 1713-1788, Engraving, 1762

Background image1762 Collection: Catherine Ii / Miniature

Catherine Ii / Miniature
CATHERINE THE GREAT Empress of Russia (1762-96)

Background image1762 Collection: 1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore

1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore. This was a manual capacitive electrostatic generator used
5311462 1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore. This was a manual capacitive electrostatic generator used to produce electrostatic charge via the process of electrostatic

Background image1762 Collection: 1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore

1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore. This was a manual capacitive electrostatic generator used
5311460 1878 Illustration depicting an electrophorus or electrophore. This was a manual capacitive electrostatic generator used to produce electrostatic charge via the process of electrostatic

Background image1762 Collection: Herman Boerhaave

Herman Boerhaave
2603652 Herman Boerhaave; (add.info.: Herman Boerhaave (1668 - 1738) Dutch physician, humanist, botanist and chemist, born near Leiden. Founder of the clinical teaching of medicine

Background image1762 Collection: General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762

General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762
5323137 General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762; (add.info.: A General View of the City of Madrid, the Capital of the Kingdom of Spain. After an engraving published in 1762. Hand-coloured.)

Background image1762 Collection: Caricature of the English betrayal by the French in Paris, 1762. John Russell

Caricature of the English betrayal by the French in Paris, 1762. John Russell
FLO4717884 Caricature of the English betrayal by the French in Paris, 1762. John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford being paid with Crumbs of Comfort while a English man picks his pocket

Background image1762 Collection: Thomas Burnet

Thomas Burnet
2603651 Thomas Burnet; (add.info.: Thomas Burnet (1635 - 1715) English theologian and writer on cosmogony, born at Croft near Darlington, County Durham, England

Background image1762 Collection: Pierre Bayle

Pierre Bayle
2603649 Pierre Bayle; (add.info.: Pierre Bayle (1647 - 1706) French philosopher, skeptic and writer. engraving from "Histoire des Philosophes Modernes" by Alexandre Saverien (Paris, 1762))

Background image1762 Collection: General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762

General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762
6266268 General View of the City of Madrid, Spain, 1762; (add.info.: A General View of the City of Madrid, the Capital of the Kingdom of Spain. After an engraving published in 1762)

Background image1762 Collection: Ploughing and harrowing with horses and sowing seed broadcast

Ploughing and harrowing with horses and sowing seed broadcast. In background is a postmill for grinding corn
531499 Ploughing and harrowing with horses and sowing seed broadcast. In background is a postmill for grinding corn. From French La Nouvelle Maison Rustique 8th edition Paris 1762

Background image1762 Collection: Portrait of the German philosopher Christian Wolff or Wolf or Wolfius (engraving)

Portrait of the German philosopher Christian Wolff or Wolf or Wolfius (engraving)
2603650 Portrait of the German philosopher Christian Wolff or Wolf or Wolfius (engraving); (add.info.: Christian Wolff or Wolf or Wolfius (1679 - ) German philosopher born in Breslau

Background image1762 Collection: Gatling rapid fire gun (1861-62): Various models. From The Science Record New York, 1762. Engraving

Gatling rapid fire gun (1861-62): Various models. From The Science Record New York, 1762. Engraving
537713 Gatling rapid fire gun (1861-62): Various models. From The Science Record New York, 1762. Engraving; (add.info.: Gatling rapid fire gun (1861-62): Various models

Background image1762 Collection: The Death of Socrates, 1762

The Death of Socrates, 1762. Found in the Collection of E cole nationale supe rieure des beaux-arts, Paris

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of Europe Topography Cartography

1762 Janvier Map Of Europe Topography Cartography
1762, Janvier Map of Europe

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of Africa Topography Cartography

1762 Janvier Map Of Africa Topography Cartography
1762, Janvier Map of Africa

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of South America Topography

1762 Janvier Map Of South America Topography
1762, Janvier Map of South America

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Bonne Map Of Egypt Rigobert Bonne 1727 – 1794

1762 Bonne Map Of Egypt Rigobert Bonne 1727 – 1794
1762, Bonne Map of Egypt, Rigobert Bonne 1727 - 1794, one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of France Topography Cartography

1762 Janvier Map Of France Topography Cartography
1762, Janvier Map of France

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of Scandinavia Norway Sweden

1762 Janvier Map Of Scandinavia Norway Sweden
1762, Janvier Map of Scandinavia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Zannoni Map Of Central America And The West Indies

1762 Zannoni Map Of Central America And The West Indies
1762, Zannoni Map of Central America and the West Indies, Caribbean

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of North America Sea Of The West

1762 Janvier Map Of North America Sea Of The West
1762, Janvier Map of North America, Sea of the West

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Janvier Map Of North America And South America

1762 Janvier Map Of North America And South America
1762, Janvier Map of North America and South America, Sea of the West

Background image1762 Collection: 1762 Homann Heirs Map Of Sicily Sardenia Corsica And Malta

1762 Homann Heirs Map Of Sicily Sardenia Corsica And Malta
1762, Homann Heirs Map of Sicily, Sardenia, Corsica and Malta, ITALY

Background image1762 Collection: Water House, Walthamstow

Water House, Walthamstow
A photograph of Water House, Walthamstow, a fine Georgian house dating from 1762, built out of brown brick, it served as a childhood home of Pre-Raphaelite craftsman, William Morris

Background image1762 Collection: Battle of Clavijo, 1753-1762, by Andres Gines de Aguirre

Battle of Clavijo, 1753-1762, by Andres Gines de Aguirre
Battle of Clavijo (844). According to tradition, the King of Asturias Ramiro I, with the help of the Apostle Santiago, who appeared to him riding a white horse

Background image1762 Collection: THOMAS MARTYN

THOMAS MARTYN (1735 - 1825), Professor of Botany at Cambridge from 1762 until his death

Background image1762 Collection: POPE CLEMENS XIV

POPE CLEMENS XIV Ganganelli) abolishes the Jesuit order, dies of a mysterious ailment, leading to accusations that the Jesuits poisoned him Date: reigned 1762 - 1774



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"Exploring the Remarkable Year of 1762: A Glimpse into Art, History, and Innovation" In the world of art, George Stubbs, a renowned painter from the 18th century, created his masterpiece "Whistlejacket" around 1762. This captivating painting showcases his skill in capturing the beauty and strength of horses. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic Ocean, London became a hub for cultural exchange as Francis Parsons painted an iconic portrait of Kanagagota (Standing Turkey), a Cherokee chief visiting from America. This meeting between different worlds symbolizes the growing global connections during this era. Music enthusiasts would be fascinated by two violins and a viola crafted by none other than Stradivarius himself. These instruments continue to mesmerize audiences with their exquisite sound even after centuries have passed. The year it also witnessed significant political events. King George IV made headlines with his extravagant lifestyle and love for entertainment at Players' Club in London. The satirical artist William Hogarth captured these scenes in his famous artwork titled "The Times. " Amidst all this glamour and politics, Richard Beau Nash emerged as an influential figure known for transforming Bath into a fashionable social center where people gathered to see and be seen. Across Europe, Catherine II ascended to power through a coup d'état in Russia. Her reign as Empress lasted until her death in 1796 when she left behind an impressive legacy that included advancements in education and arts. In terms of innovation, aviation took its first steps towards progress with the creation of Hawker Hurricane PZ865 - an aircraft that played a crucial role during World War II. While technological advancements were being made outside religious realms, Martin Boos stood out as one who dedicated himself to church matters during this time period. Lastly but not leastly is Basire's elevation Tower Winds antiquities Athens which captures architectural wonders from ancient Greece while showcasing the fascination with classical art and culture that prevailed during this era.