Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, by Samuel Drummond, circa 1835 - NPG 89 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

by Samuel Drummond
oil on canvas, circa 1835
50 in. x 40 in. (1270 mm x 1016 mm)
Purchased, 1859
Primary Collection
NPG 89

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  • Samuel Drummond (1765-1844), Portrait and history painter. Artist associated with 56 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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On the table are some of Brunel's inventions; a miner's safety lamp, a cotton-winding machine and a model of a lighthouse. The background view of the Thames Tunnel is based on a painting by Thomas Bury.

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