Richard Roberts, Welsh mechanical engineer and inventor, c 1850.

Roberts, Richard

 
Richard Roberts, Welsh mechanical engineer and inventor, c 1850.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

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Oil on canvas portrait (artist unidentified) of Richard Roberts (1789-1864). Roberts was responsible for devising a number of improvements to Henry Maudslay's screw-cutting lathe, and later designed improvements to Samuel Crompton's original spinning mule. He built one of the first metal-planing machines, and in partnership with Thomas Sharp, manufactured railway locomotives.

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10405420

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