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George Stephenson

3 of 9 portraits of George Stephenson

George Stephenson, by Charles Turner, after  Henry Perronet Briggs, published 1838 - NPG D20481 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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George Stephenson

by Charles Turner, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, published 1838
15 1/4 in. x 15 1/2 in. (388 mm x 395 mm) plate size; 17 5/8 in. x 13 5/8 in. (448 mm x 347 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D20481


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Sitterback to top

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

Artistsback to top

  • Henry Perronet Briggs (1791-1844), Antiquary and subject painter. Artist associated with 54 portraits.
  • Charles Turner (1773-1857), Engraver. Artist associated with 617 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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  • NPG D21133: George Stephenson (impression from same plate as)

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