Edouart cut duplicates of all his work which is considered to be in excess of 100,000 silhouettes. He named and dated them as a complete record of his output and often his sitters signed them as well. He even added the sitters' obituaries cut from newspapers such was his meticulous care to attention and detail. On his homeward bound journey from America, Edouart's ship was wrecked off th coast of Guernsey and many of his duplicate albums were lost. To date only 22 of these folios have been identified and this album of "Irish Characters" not only provides new information on Edouart's clientele and his whereabouts from 1833-1837.
Richard Whateley (1787-1863), Archbishop of Dublin. Fourth son of Joseph Whateley of Nonsuch Park, Surrey, graduated from Oriel College, Oxford where he took the English prize and was elected fellow of his college. He took Holy Orders and in 1825 the degrees of B.D. and D.D. In the same year he returned to Oxford as principal of St. Alban Hall and in 1829 took up the chair of Drummond Professor of Political Economy. In 1831 he was appointed Archbishop of Dublin. He was sworn in as Chancellor of the Order of St. Patrick and founded a chair of political economy at Trinity College Dublin. He was nominated Vice President of the Irish Academy. He died in 1863 after a prolonged illness and his remains are interred in St. Patricks's Cathedral.
Power Lepoer Trench (1770-1839) second son of William Power Keating Trench, 1st Earl of Clancarty. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1787 and in 1791 was ordained deacon. In 1802, he was appointed to the see of Waterford and in 1810 was transferred to the diocese of Elphin and on the death of the Archbishop of Beresford in 1819, to the see of Tuam. Trench is remembered for his promotion of the "second reformation" in the West of Ireland mainly through his position as president of the Irish Society to win converts to Prtotestantism. He married his cousin Anne, daughter of Walter Taylor of Castle Taylor, co. Galway and had two sons William and Power and six daughters.
Gerald FitzGerald, second son of Augustus Frederick, 2nd Duke of Leinster (1821-1886), Captain in the Scots Fusiliers, married Anne Agnes, daughter of James Barker, and had issue.
Charles Francis Sirr, town major of Dublin during the Rebellion of 1798 fired the shot from which Lord Edward FitzGerald died in Newgate, after his capture.
William Cobbett (1762-1835) essayist, politician and agriculturist. After several years spent in London as a copying clerk to an attorney, Cobbett enlisted in a line regiment and was sent to Nova Scotia. In 1791 he obtained a discharge with honourable notice. After a spell in France, he emigrated to Philadelphia in 1792 and on the publication of "Observations on Priestley's Emigration" his political career beagn. In June 1800 he sailed for England where he started a daily paper "The Porcupine" which was closed after a year. In January 1802 he began "Cobbett's Weekly Political Register". In 1804 he began to take an active part in politics and founded another newspaper. Cobbett was the leading journalist concerned in the movement for Parliamentary Reform and in 1832 obtained a seat for Oldham in the reformed parliament.
Francis Charles Harrington, Major 1st life Guards (1788-1862) married Hannah (d. 25 Oct. 1863), daughter and co-heir of James Wilson of Parsonstown Manor, and Dunboyne Castle, Meath, and had issue.
Thomas Elrington (1760-1835) graduated from Trinity College, Dublin with B.A in 1780, M.A. in 1785 and B.D. and D.D. in 1795. In 1794 he was the first to hold the office of Donneallan Divinity lecturer in Dublin when he delivered a course of sermons on the proof of Christianity from the miracles of the New Testament. In 1795 he was appointed Archbishop King's Lecturer in Divinity and succeeded to a senior fellowship. He resigned this fellowship in 1806 when he was appointed to the rectory of Ardrea in Armagh. In 1811 he was appointed to the provostship of Trinity Dublin. In 1820, he was appointed Bishop of Limerick and in 1822 was transferred to the see of Leighlin and Ferns. He died at Liverpool on 1835 on his way to Parliamentary duties in London. He is buried under the Chapel at Trinity College Dublin. The Elrington Theological Essay Prize was instituted at Trinity College Dublin in 1837.
Archibald, 3rd Earl of Gosford, K.P. (1806-1864) H.M.'s custos rotulorum, Co. Armagh, hon. Colonel of Armagh Militia, sometime M. P. Co. Armagh, created a Peer of the United Kingdon 1847, married June 1832 Theodosia (died 13 February 1876) only daughter of 10th Earl of Meath and had with other issue.
Peter Roe of Dublin, a distiller whose family paid for the restoration of Christ Church Cathedral
James, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and 18th Earl of Ormonde (1777-1838) was created a Peer of the United Kingdom at the Coronation of George IV married Grace Louisa (died 3 May 1860) daughter of the Rt. Hon. John Staples by his wife Hon. Harriet Molesworth, daughter of 2nd Earl of Molesworth and had issue. He was a Knight of St. Patrick, Lord Lieutenant and custos rostulorum of co. Kilkenny and Colonel of the Kilkenny Militia.
George William Loftus (1815-1877) second son of John, 2nd Marquess of Ely, married Martha, eldest daughter of J. Fuller of Norwich, on 21 June 1846.
William Richard, 3rd Earl of Annesley (1772-1838), MP for Downpatrick 1815-1820, married first 1803, Isabella (died April 1827) daughter of 2nd Earl of Howth and had issue and secondly in 1828, Priscilla Cecilia (died March 1891), 2nd daughter of Hugh Moore of Egalantine, Co. Down and had by her issue.
William Carleton (1794-1869), Irish novelist, author of "Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry", a collection of his articles describing his pilgrimmage to Lough-derg, first published in the "Christian Examiner". Many of his works were based on Irish history; "Valentine McClutchy, the Irish Agent, or Chronicles of the Castle Cumabr Property" dealt with the land question and the Irish famine was examined in "Black Prophet", published in 1847. "Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn", "The Evil Eye, or the Black Spectre" are amongst his other works.
Charles Wall D.D. was the Provost of Trinity College Dublin.
Ramsay Sheehan was the editor of the Evening Mail, the principal Unionist newspaper in Dublin.
Edward Southwell, 3rd Viscount Bangor (1790-1837) married Harriet Margaret (who married secondly, 4 October 1841, Major Andrew Nugent of Portaferry) daughter of Rev. Henry Maxwell, afterwards 6th Lord Farnham and had issue. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward