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Robert Fulton, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, C. W.
Subject:
Fulton, Robert
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 19
An American engineer, was born at Little Britain, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, in 1765. Was celebrated for his great ingenuity in mechanics. In 1809, he obtained a patent for his inventions in navigating by steam, and in 1811, another for additional improvements. He was about constructing a sub-marine vessel, large enough to carry one hundred men, for the United States government, when he died suddenly, in 1815. [P. 9.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Science--Inventor
Control number:
AECI 01930019
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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