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This course was written by Professor John Wolffe.

This free course is an adapted extract from the course A207 From Enlightenment to Romanticism, c.1780–1830, which is currently out of presentation

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Course image: Thomas Rowlandson in Wikimedia available in the public domain.

Figure 1 John Rising, “William Wilberforce”, oil on canvas, 220 x 130 cm, Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

Figure 2 James Gillray, "Copenhagen House 1795", etching on paper, Corporation of London Libraries and Guildhall Library, London. Photo: Courtesy of the Corporation of London;

Figure 3 Anonymous, “Love Feast of the Wesleyan Methodists”, 1820, engraving. Photo: Mary Evans Picture Library, London;

Figure 4 Henry William Pickersgill, “Hannah More”, exhibited 1822, oil on canvas, 125.7 x 89.5 cm, National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo: © National Portrait Gallery London. NPG website

Figure 5 Frontispiece of "A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Higher and Middle Classes in this Country, contrasted with real Christianity", 1797, British Library, London. Shelfmark 1608/3553/T/P;

Figure 6 Richard Newton, “Fast Day”, 1793, engraving, 23.5 x 33 cm, British Museum, London. Photo: © Copyright the Trustees of the British Museum

John Rising, “William Wilberforce”, oil on canvas, 220 x 130 cm, Wilberforce House, Hull City Museums and Art Galleries. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

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