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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, V.P.R.S.

  • 1846
  • Engraved by J. Carter, English. After a painting by Samuel Drummond, A.R.A.
    Made in London
  • Plate: 21.5 x 16 in.
    Mezzotint on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.065
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

An engraving of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel (1769–1849), a civil engineer, seated next to a table. On the table are books and some of Brunel's inventions, such as a miner's safety lamp, a cotton winding machine, and a model of a lighthouse. In the background is a view of the Thames Tunnel.

Inscription

Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, V.P.R.S.
Engraved by J. Carter after the painting by S. Drummond, A.R.A.
London Published October 7, 1846 by Fred. Gwynne (Late Colnaghi & Co.) Printseller & Publisher to the Royal Family, 23 Cockspur St. Charing Cross. and by J. Roffway, 9 Huggin Lane, Wood St., Cheapside.

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