Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Murdock (1754-1839), Inventor of gas lighting

Marble bust by Behnes exhibited RA 1819 (901).

Bust by Chantrey (see NPG 316a(91-2)).

Bust by Papworth in City Art Gallery Birmingham.

Oil attributed to Raeburn at Doldowlod, James Watt's farmhouse at Llandrindod Wells (John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses, II, p 209).

Oil by John Graham-Gilbert in City Art Gallery Birmingham with a replica in Edinburgh Royal Society.

Bronze memorial group to Boulton, Watt and Murdock by William Bloye in Broad Street Birmingham.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.