William Fairbairn

by [[Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner]], in the foreground ''Observations of the Cold blast'', referring to ''On the strength and properties of [[cast iron]] obtained from the [[Hot blast|Hot]] and [[Cold blast]]'', presented at the [[British Association for the Advancement of Science]] in 1838<ref>{{cite web|title=William Fairbairn (1789–1874)|url=http://artuk.org/discover/artworks/william-fairbairn-17891874-216225/search/keyword:william-fairbairn|website=Art UK|publisher=Public Catalogue Foundation|accessdate=23 April 2016}}</ref> Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet of Ardwick (19 February 1789 – 18 August 1874) was a Scottish civil engineer, structural engineer and shipbuilder. In 1854 he succeeded George Stephenson and Robert Stephenson to become the third president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Provided by Wikipedia

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by Fairbairn, William
Published 1836
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by Fairbairn, William
Published 1831
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