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Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt (1817-1898), Civil engineer

Sitter in 7 portraits
As a civil engineer Fowler devoted his life to the railways. He is particularly known for his Pimlico bridge, the first railway bridge across the Thames in London, the development of the Metropolitan Railway system and (with Sir Benjamin Baker) the Forth railway bridge, probably the most remarkable piece of engineering to be carried out in the nineteenth century, and one which earned Fowler his baronetcy.

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Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
oil over albumen print, circa 1865
NPG P326


Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1860s
NPG x28158


Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17661


Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by York & Son
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3640


Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
stipple engraving
NPG D8106


Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
stipple engraving
NPG D8148


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