September 1859 – Brunel’s obituary

More than 150 years after his death Isambard Kingdom Brunel remains one of the few engineers that most British people can name. Revered alike by Industrialists, politicians, media and the general public he regularly tops lists of “Great Britons”, is frequently held up as an example of the qualities missing from modern Britain, and even … Continue reading September 1859 – Brunel’s obituary