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

by Fairbairn, William
Published 1836

by Fairbairn, William
Published 1831
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green