Title: IK Brunel - Art Print
Artist: T. Wright
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a prominent English engineer and one of the most innovative and influential figures in the history of civil engineering and industrial design.
Get a print of the original painting for your study room.
A high quality art print of Brunel.
Painted by a local British artist.
Price doesn’t include framing.
Art print is delivered unframed and rolled up in a tube.
Both the canvas and paper options are printed in the United Kingdom.
Printed on Matt Textured Fine Art Agave 290 gsm paper using giclée inks.
The Fine Art Agave paper is made of agave sisal fibres (70%) and cotton (30%).
The Agave paper is acid and lignin free and very age resistant.
Printed on Museum Pro Canvas 385 gsm - Lustre
This top grade canvas is manufactured with a high quality 100% pure cotton base.
Print is delivered unframed and rolled up in a tube.
UK @ £4.80 via Royal Mail Tracked
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806–1859) was born on April 9, 1806, in Portsmouth, England, and came from a family with a strong engineering background.
Brunel's notable achievements include:
Railways: Brunel played a crucial role in the development of the Great Western Railway, which connected London to the West of England. He designed the broad gauge for the railway, allowing for smoother rides and faster travel. The Great Western Railway was a major advancement in transportation during the 19th century.
Steamships: Brunel was involved in the design of several groundbreaking steamships. The most famous among them is the SS Great Britain, launched in 1843. It was the first propeller-driven, iron-hulled ship, revolutionizing maritime engineering and travel.
Bridges: Brunel designed numerous bridges, with the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol being one of his most iconic creations. Although it was completed after his death, the bridge remains a symbol of his engineering prowess.
Tunnels: Brunel was also involved in tunnel construction. The Thames Tunnel, which runs beneath the River Thames in London, was the first tunnel successfully constructed underneath a navigable river. It was completed in 1843.
Paddington Station: Brunel designed the Great Western Railway terminus at Paddington Station in London, showcasing his architectural skills.
Learn more about the life and legacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by visiting the permanent exhibition Being Brunel at the SS Great Britain in Bristol.