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William Jesop, English engineer, c 1800s.

William Jesop, English engineer, c 1800s.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 29cm x 32cm


Engraving. William Jesop (1745-1814) founded the Butterley Iron Works in 1790. He was also chief engineer for the construction of the Grand Junction Canal and helped engineer the docks at Avon in Bristol and West India Docks in London.

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