Mark Isambard Brunel Esq.r F.R.S.Author of the Block Machinery in his Majesty's Dock Yard at Portsmouth, and of other eminent works belonging to the British Government, &c. &c. Whose public works will best attest his fame While private worth adds value to his name. Dedicated by permission to the R.t Hon.ble Lord Viscount Melville, First Lord of the Admiralty, &c. &c. &c. by his Lordship's most ob.t. & hum.ble s.t Chas. Turner.
London. Pub.d. March 30th, 1815 by C.Turner, 50, Warren Street, Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint. 505 x 355mm.
Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, 1769-1849, civil engineer. His method for production of rigging blocks for the navy at the Portsmouth Block Mills was the first genuine industrial production line. His two most most notable achievements are the Thames Tunnel and fathering Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Whitman 77. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
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