Robert Stephenson, British engineer

Robert Stephenson, British engineer

C023/4026 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.8MB

Downloadable file size: 5.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Robert Stephenson (1803-1859), British engineer and railway pioneer. Robert, the son of George Stephenson, helped his father survey the Stockton and Darlington Railway in 1821. After managing mines in South America, he managed a locomotive works in Newcastle. In 1829 he built the locomotive Rocket, which won the Rainhill Trials and pulled trains on the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway. In 1833 he moved to London and designed bridges for railways. Artwork from 'Chemins de Fer, Automobiles' (1911) by French civil engineer Max de Nansouty (1854-1913), part of the 'Les merveilles de la science' series of 1867-1891 by Louis Figuier.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 19th century, adult, artwork, automobiles, black-and-white, caucasian, chemins de fer, engineer, engineering, european, french, head and shoulders, historical, history, human, illustration, industrial, industry, inventor, la locomotive et les chemins de fer, les merveilles de la science, louis figuier, male, man, marvels of science, max charles emmanuel champion de nansouty, max de nansouty, monochrome, no-one, nobody, people, person, portrait, robert stephenson, steam locomotives, technological, technology, trains, transport, transportation

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.