1908P20 Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809)

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Title: 1908P20 Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809)
Description: 1908P20
Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), 1801-03
Lemuel Francis Abbott

Matthew Boulton was one of the leading entrepreneurs and visionaries of the eighteenth century. In partnership with James Watt, in 1775, he launched into the development and industrial application of the steam engine. In 1761 he began building his Soho Manufactory, where he pioneered revolutionary techniques of production. He also established the first steam-driven coin mint in the world.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museums Trust/Soho House
Oil Painting
Science and Industry
Social history
Industrial Revolution
Lunar Society
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 166.96 MB; 6948 x 8398 pixels; 588 x 711 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1838 x 2222 mm (screen at 96 DPI);