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James Watt

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James Watt, by Carl Frederik von Breda, 1792 - NPG 186a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Watt

by Carl Frederik von Breda
oil on canvas, 1792
49 1/2 in. x 39 1/2 in. (1257 mm x 1003 mm)
Given by M.P. Watt Boulton, 1865
Primary Collection
NPG 186a


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  • James Watt (1736-1819), Engineer. Sitter in 18 portraits.

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He is seen in this portrait with the plans for his condenser.

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