Richard Reynolds(1735-1816), Philanthropist and industrialist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Iron manufacturer and philanthropist. Reynolds was a partner of Abraham Darby in his Coalbrookdale ironworks. He married Darby's daughter and assumed control of the works on his death. Reynolds produced cylinders for most of the early steam-engines and ordered the first rotative engine made by Watt and Boulton. A Quaker by birth, he gave very large sums to charity.
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William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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