Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
Art, Invention & Thought: Making the Modern World
This room includes a focus on those individuals who helped confirm Britain's status as a superpower and the world's richest nation, with portraits of the civil engineer Sir Marc Isambard Brunel and George Stephenson, inventor of the railway engine. Framing the entrance is a full length portrait of the actor Kean. The three siblings of the famous Kemble acting family - John Philip, Charles and Sarah (Siddons) are hung together on one wall.
24 portraits on display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
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