2 of 9 portraits of George Stephenson
by Joseph Pitts
marble bust, 1846
29 5/8 in. (752 mm) high
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- George Stephenson (1781-1848), Inventor of the railway-engine. Sitter in 9 portraits.
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A version of the bust owned by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers; probably made for E.L. Betts, one of the contractors for the Grand Toronto Railway of Canada.
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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 587
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 479