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Mathew Boulton (1728-1809).

Mathew Boulton (1728-1809).
Mathew Boulton (1728-1809).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: B0685_3
Description: A print from a portrait of Mathew Boulton (1728-1809). Boulton had been a successful businessman long before he teamed up with James Watt to promote Watt's steam engines. Boulton & Watt steam engines were used in many industries to dirve machinery, and contempories saw them as one of the key elements of the new industrial age.
Creator: Breda, C F von [artist]; Reynolds, Samuel William [engraver & publisher]
Date: c. 1805
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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