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John Rennie Sr

14 of 34 portraits on display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery

John Rennie Sr, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, 1818 - NPG 649 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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John Rennie Sr

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
marble bust, 1818
30 1/2 in. (775 mm) high
Given by the sitter's grandson, John Keith Rennie, 1881
Primary Collection
NPG 649


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  • John Rennie Sr (1761-1821), Civil engineer; father of Sir John Rennie Jr. Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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Commissioned by Rennie himself, possibly to mark the completion of Waterloo Bridge.

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