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- place 'East Ayrshire'

Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander

1840-1923
Scottish painter of dogs and horses
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Boswell

James Boswell

1740-1795
Biographer of Dr Johnson
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd

1825-1899
Church of Scotland minister and author
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Colquhoun

Robert Colquhoun

1914-1962
Painter
Sitter in 3 portraits | Artist of 2 portraits
Alexander Shaw, 2nd Baron Craigmyle

Alexander Shaw, 2nd Baron Craigmyle

1883-1944
Captain, Royal Naval Reserve
Sitter in 4 portraits
David Dale

David Dale

1739-1806
Industrialist and philanthropist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Jemima (née Blake), Countess of Erroll

Elizabeth Jemima (née Blake), Countess of Erroll

died 1831
Former wife of 16th Earl of Erroll, and later wife of John Hookham Frere
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rebecca (née Lockhart), Countess of Erroll

Rebecca (née Lockhart), Countess of Erroll

died 1761
First wife of 15th Earl of Erroll; daughter of Alexander Lockhart of Craighouse
Sitter in 4 portraits
George Hay, 16th Earl of Erroll

George Hay, 16th Earl of Erroll

1767-1798
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll

Charles Gore Hay, 20th Earl of Erroll

1852-1927
Army officer and courtier
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Mary Lucy Victoria Hay (née Mackenzie), Countess of Erroll

1875-1957
Wife of 21st Earl of Erroll; daughter of Sir Allan Russell Mackenzie of Glenmuick, 2nd Bt
Sitter in 1 portrait
Diana Denyse Hay, 23rd Countess of Erroll

Diana Denyse Hay, 23rd Countess of Erroll

1926-1978
Former wife of Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, and later wife of Raymond Carnegie; daughter of 22nd Earl of Erroll
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
Bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin
Sitter in 24 portraits
Gilbert Allan Rowland Boyd, 6th Baron Kilmarnock

Gilbert Allan Rowland Boyd, 6th Baron Kilmarnock

1903-1975
Lieutenant-Colonel
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alastair Ivor Gilbert Boyd, 7th Baron Kilmarnock

Alastair Ivor Gilbert Boyd, 7th Baron Kilmarnock

1927-2009
Writer and Politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hilary ('Hilly') Ann Bardwell (née Sidney), Lady Kilmarnock

Hilary ('Hilly') Ann Bardwell (née Sidney), Lady Kilmarnock

1928-2010
Former wife of Kingsley Amis, and later second wife of 7th Baron Kilmarnock; mother of Martin Amis
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Mure-Campbell, 5th Earl of Loudon

James Mure-Campbell, 5th Earl of Loudon

1726-1786
Major General
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Campbell, 1st Earl of Loudoun

John Campbell, 1st Earl of Loudoun

1598-1662
Lord Chancellor of Scotland
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward MacKenzie

Edward MacKenzie

1811-1880
High Sheriff of Oxfordshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Carton Moore-Park

1876-1956
Artist
Artist of 1 portrait

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