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Robert Stephenson

(1803-1859), Civil engineer; son of George Stephenson

Sitter in 12 portraits
Civil engineer and son of George Stephenson; together they built the famous engine Rocket. Stephenson built the first railway to reach London, the line from Birmingham,1833-8 and designed and built many notable bridges and railways in Britain and abroad. He received numerous honours and foreign decorations.

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Robert Stephenson, by John Lucas - NPG 5792

Robert Stephenson

by John Lucas
oil on canvas
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5792

Robert Stephenson, by Unknown photographer - NPG P4

Robert Stephenson

by Unknown photographer
daguerreotype, circa 1851
NPG P4

Robert Stephenson, by Charles H. Mabey, after  Edward William Wyon - NPG 5079

Robert Stephenson

by Charles H. Mabey, after Edward William Wyon
marble bust, 1897 (circa 1856)
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5079

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7928

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, published July 1856
NPG Ax7928

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Co, after  Maull & Polyblank - NPG x197555

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Co, after Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1877 (1856)
NPG x197555

Robert Stephenson, by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D6864

Robert Stephenson

by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving
NPG D6864

Robert Stephenson, by John Richardson Jackson, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  John Lucas - NPG D9168

Robert Stephenson

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 1 March 1846
NPG D9168

Robert Stephenson, by Horace Harral, after a photograph by  Robert Howlett - NPG D6865

Robert Stephenson

by Horace Harral, after a photograph by Robert Howlett
wood engraving, 1858
NPG D6865

Robert Stephenson, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D42127

Robert Stephenson

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1860 (1849)
NPG D42127

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Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published July 1856
NPG Ax7276

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Robert Stephenson

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, mid 1950s
NPG x1394

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