Robert Stephenson (1803-1859), Civil engineer; son of George Stephenson
Sitter in 11 portraits
Civil engineer and son of George Stephenson; with his father built the famous engine Rocket; built the first railway to reach London, the line from Birmingham,1833-8; designed and built many notable bridges and railways in Britain and abroad; received numerous honours and foreign decorations.
by James Scott, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 1868
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington, County Durham
Building and Heavy Engineering