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George Stephenson

5 of 9 portraits of George Stephenson

George Stephenson, by Samuel Bellin, published by  John Weale, after  Henry Perronet Briggs, published 1839 - NPG D4312 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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George Stephenson

by Samuel Bellin, published by John Weale, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, published 1839
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D4312


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  • George Stephenson (1781-1848), Inventor of the railway-engine. Sitter in 9 portraits.

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  • Samuel Bellin (1799-1893), Printmaker and draughtsman. Artist associated with 46 portraits.
  • Henry Perronet Briggs (1791-1844), Antiquary and subject painter. Artist associated with 54 portraits.
  • John Weale (active 1834-1864), Bookseller and publisher. Artist associated with 2 portraits.

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