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Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt (1832-1913), Army officer and landowner

Sitter in 5 portraits
Born in Prestonkirk, Haddingtonshire, Sir David Baird succeeded his father in the baronetcy as the eldest surviving son in 1852. He served as an officer with the 74th foot regiment in the Xhosa Wars of 1851-2, and in the Crimean War, and was on Lord Clyde's staff during the Indian Mutiny. He was subsequently a captain in the 98th foot regiment, and was promoted to the rank of major. Baird was also was deputy lieutenant for the counties of Haddingtonshire and Midlothian.

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The Relief of Lucknow, 1857

by Thomas Jones Barker
oil on canvas, 1859
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5851

Ax77118

Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Southwell Brothers
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax77118

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Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127992

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Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127994

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Sir David Baird, 3rd Bt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1870s
NPG x127993