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James Hall Nasmyth (1808-1890), Mechanical engineer; son of Alexander Nasmyth

Sitter in 6 portraits
Invented, in 1839, the steam hammer which could crack the top of an egg in a wineglass at one blow, or shake the whole parish at the next.

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P6(28)

James Hall Nasmyth

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, circa 1844
NPG P6(28)

1582

James Hall Nasmyth

by George Bernard O'Neill
oil on canvas, 1874
NPG 1582

x133391

James Hall Nasmyth

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1877 or before
NPG x133391

Ax29532

James Hall Nasmyth

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
reproduction of a calotype, 1840s
NPG Ax29532

Ax17529

James Hall Nasmyth

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1877
NPG Ax17529