Portrait of George Stephenson
Miniature portrait of George Stephenson (1781-1848) by Mrs. Mary F. Hamilton. Watercolour on ivory. Sight size 13x10.5cm in mount, in wood frame 17x14.5x1.5cm. Signed by artist on edge of print, aquatint by Pyall of Sankey Viaduct (Liverpool & Manchester Railway opened 1830), depicted in picture. Sitter TQL seated slightly to R holding scrolled prints, another, books and a miner's safety lamp on table L beside him. Inscribed on gilt mount as Exhibited at the Royal Academy 1836 [listed, cat. 735].
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frame: 170 x 145 x 15 mm
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- Phillimore, J.A.
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