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Robert Stephenson

(1803-1859), Civil engineer; son of George Stephenson

Sitter in 12 portraits
Civil engineer and son of George Stephenson; together they built the famous engine Rocket. Stephenson built the first railway to reach London, the line from Birmingham,1833-8 and designed and built many notable bridges and railways in Britain and abroad. He received numerous honours and foreign decorations.

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Robert Stephenson, by Unknown photographer - NPG P4

Robert Stephenson

by Unknown photographer
daguerreotype, circa 1851
NPG P4

Robert Stephenson, by Charles H. Mabey, after  Edward William Wyon - NPG 5079

Robert Stephenson

by Charles H. Mabey, after Edward William Wyon
marble bust, 1897, based on a work of circa 1856
NPG 5079

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7276

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published July 1856
NPG Ax7276

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7928

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, published July 1856
NPG Ax7928

Robert Stephenson, by Maull & Co, after  Maull & Polyblank - NPG x197555

Robert Stephenson

by Maull & Co, after Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1877 (1856)
NPG x197555

Robert Stephenson, by John Richardson Jackson, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  John Lucas - NPG D9168

Robert Stephenson

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 1 March 1846
NPG D9168

Conference of Engineers at the Menai Straits Preparatory to Floating one of the Tubes of the Britannia Bridge, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  John Lucas - NPG D10713

Conference of Engineers at the Menai Straits Preparatory to Floating one of the Tubes of the Britannia Bridge

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 25 January 1858
NPG D10713

Robert Stephenson, by Horace Harral, after a photograph by  Robert Howlett - NPG D6865

Robert Stephenson

by Horace Harral, after a photograph by Robert Howlett
wood engraving, 1858
NPG D6865

Robert Stephenson, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D42127

Robert Stephenson

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1860 (1849)
NPG D42127

Robert Stephenson, by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D6864

Robert Stephenson

by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving
NPG D6864

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Robert Stephenson

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, mid 1850s
NPG x1394

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