Matthew Boulton

Made:
1812 in Strand
engraver:
Antoine Cardon
publisher:
T. Cadell and W. Davies
artist:
William Evans
and
William Beechey

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Engraved Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809). Painted by Sir William Beechey R.A (1753-1839)., drawn by W. Evans
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Engraved Portrait of Matthew Boulton, Painted by Sir William Beechey R.A ., drawn by W. Evans (fl.1800-1812), engraved by Antoine Cardon (1772-1813), engraved size 10 1/2"x8 1/2", From an original picture by SIR WILLIAM BEECHEY, R.A. in the Possession of his son, Matthew Robinson Boulton, Esq.; London, PUBLISHED FEB.7.1812, BY T. CADELL & W. DAVIES, STRAND, LONDON, 1812, print, engraving, stipple cut to 35x28cm., image 17.5x20cm., bordered vignette, portrait, HL to R, looking front.

Matthew Boulton (1728-1809)English manufacturer and business partner of James Watt, the partnership responible for installing hundreds of steam engines; a key member of the Lunar Society. William Beechey (1753-1839) English portrait painter.

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1903-110
Materials:
engraving, paper
Measurements:
image: 175 mm x 200 mm
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Patent Office Museum
status:
Permanent collection

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