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People and Places: Scotland

People and Places: Scotland

People and Places: Scotland

People, Portraits and Places is where sitters, artists and portraits in our collection are connected to places.

Connections are established at a regional level for counties within the United Kingdom and at a global level for countries in different regions of the world.For Scotland those connections are explored through the counties and principal cities of the country below.

Explore People by Places

Connections have been established where the person has a significant association with that area, be that by birth, study, travel, work, an event within their lifetime or death.

Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Angus Argyll and Bute Clackmannanshire Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Dumfries and Galloway Dundee East Ayrshire East Dunbartonshire East Lothian East Renfrewshire Edinburgh Falkirk Fife Glasgow Highland Inverclyde Midlothian Moray North Ayrshire North Lanarkshire Orkney Islands Perth and Kinross Renfrewshire Scottish Borders Shetland Siar South Ayrshire South Lanarkshire Stirling West Dunbartonshire West Lothian

Explore Portraits by Places

Connections have been established where a portrait has been made or place that is portrayed within the object.

Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Angus Argyll and Bute Clackmannanshire Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Dumfries and Galloway Dundee East Ayrshire East Dunbartonshire East Lothian East Renfrewshire Edinburgh Falkirk Fife Glasgow Highland Inverclyde Midlothian Moray North Ayrshire North Lanarkshire Orkney Islands Perth and Kinross Renfrewshire Scottish Borders Shetland Siar South Ayrshire South Lanarkshire Stirling West Dunbartonshire West Lothian


If you know of other connections we should be making, please let us know at [email protected]

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