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Portrait of August Borsig (1804-1854)

Photogravure reproduction after a painted portrait of German entrepreneur and iron works founder August Borsig, who produced the first locomotive in 1841. The original painting was done by Prussian neoclassical painter Franz Kruger (1797-1865). Borsig's engineering plant and iron foundary can be seen in background.

Photographische Gesellschaft, Berlin, ca 1910.

ID: 1988-00136
Borsig, August

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print; LENGTH: 13 x 18 in.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: History of Science

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