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Title: 1987V330 Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809)
Description: 1987V330
Portrait of Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), 1770
By J S C Schaak

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.
18th Century
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: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collections Fund.