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James Meadows Rendel (1799-1856), Engineer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Civil engineer. Rendel was employed by Thomas Telford before setting up his own business in Plymouth. His greatest enterprises were the harbours at Holyhead (1845) and Portland (1847). He was President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1852-3.

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James Meadows Rendel

by Richard Cockle Lucas
wax medallion, 1852
NPG 5902


James Meadows Rendel

by Samuel Bellin, after John Opie
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D39685