photograph. albumen, touched with pencil, sepia wash, on card. Woodcroft Bennet F.R.S. (1803-79), textile manufacturer, pioneer of marine propulsion and of patent reforrn. Photograph by [W. Walker] [London] [c.1860] 30x24cm., image 23.9x19.3cm. Identified by Mr J F Flack (of the Patent Office) in 1903. - Ink inscription under image. - Pencilled on verso: attribution to engraver [W] Walker or his son, by Flack. -Portrait, TQL the subject seated looking to front, holding papers; sporting sideburns and bow tie; for many years erroneously attributed as an oil by Sibley.
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