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James Watt

  • Engraved by C. E. Wagstaff, English. After a painting by Sir William Beechey. Published by Charles Knight & Co., Ludgate Street
    Made in London
  • Plate: 11.5 x 8 in.
    Stipple engraving on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.015
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A half-length seated portrait of James Watt (1736–1819), inventor and engineer.

Inscription

James Watt. From a Picture by Sir W. Beechey in the possession of J. Watt Esq. of Aslon Hall. Engraved by C. E.Wagstaff. London, Published by Charles Knight & Co., Ludgate Street

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