Stephenson Memorial, Newcastle

  • Description

    John Graham Lough (1798-1876) 1862 This memorial shows a larger-than-life Stephenson in a thoughtful pose, with a rolled plan in one hand. Four bronze figures are seated at the corners of the base. Of the two shown here, one (on the right) is an engineer resting his arm on a model of a steam engine, while the other, more muscular and classically-robed, is a blacksmith with an anvil. The other two figures, not visible from the front, are of a miner with a safety lamp (invented by Stephenson) and a plate-layer with a type of rail also invented by Stephenson. Wiki
  • Owner

    Sicco2007
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9697853@N03/3351971624/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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