William Chapman, English engineer, c 1800.
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Mezzotint of Chapman (1749-1832), who constructed canals in Ireland and docks in England and Scotland. He patented several inventions and was the author of many esays and reports upon engineering subjects. From 'Weale's Quarterly Papers on Engineering', Volume 1, (published 1844). Dimensions: 762mm x 857mm.