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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; 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.

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5792

Robert Stephenson

by John Lucas
oil on canvas
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
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P4

Robert Stephenson

by Unknown photographer
daguerreotype, circa 1851
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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
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Ax7928

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, published July 1856
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D6864

Robert Stephenson

by D.J. Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving
NPG D6864

D9168

Robert Stephenson

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

D6865

Robert Stephenson

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

Ax7276

Robert Stephenson

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

x197555

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Co, after Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1877 (1856)
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x1394

Robert Stephenson

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

D42127

Robert Stephenson

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