James Watt Studying the Power of Steam, (painting)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 7
Original Study for the large picture, owned by Sir Benjamin S. Phillips, of London, which was exhibited for the Royal Academy, in 1874. [P. 2.] In July, 1874, one of Mr. Neale's most elaborate pictures, representing James Watt studiously watching the steaming tea-kettle, was exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, where it attracted marked attention and excited universal admiration. This picture, which has since been engraved in Europe and America, is now owned by Sir Benjamin S. Phillips, formerly Lord-Mayor of London. The original study for this pictures forms a part of the Neal Collection now on exhibition. . . . [P. 4.]
The Neal Collection. Pictures by David Neal, of Munich. On exhibition in the Gallery of L.A. Elliot & Co., No. 594 Washington Street. (Adjoining the Globe Theatre.) Boston: W.F. Brown & Co., Printers. 1875.