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William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple

1965-
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alan Davie

Alan Davie

1920-2014
Painter, poet, jazz musician, silversmith and jeweller
Sitter in 5 portraits
Winifred Margaret ('Winnie') Ewing

Winifred Margaret ('Winnie') Ewing

1929-
Politician and lawyer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sandy Gall

Sandy Gall

1927-
Broadcaster and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
James McAvoy

James McAvoy

1979-
Actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Val McDermid

Val McDermid

1955-
Author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Ramsay

Sir William Ramsay

1852-1916
Scottish chemist, discovered the noble gases
Sitter in 2 portraits
Heather Mary Stanning

Heather Mary Stanning

1985-
Rower
Sitter in 1 portrait
KT Tunstall

KT Tunstall

1975-
Singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
King Achaius of Scotland

King Achaius of Scotland

died 819
Reigned 787-819
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Elizabeth (née Brydone), Lady Adam

died 1871
Wife of Sir Charles Adam; daughter of Patrick Brydone
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Emily Eliza Adam (née Wyllie)

1838-1906
Wife of William Patrick Adam; daughter of Sir William Wyllie
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Adam

William Adam

1751-1839
Barrister, politician and judge
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Alexander Alexander

Alexander Alexander

active 1830
Scottish traveller
Sitter in 2 portraits
Arthur Acland Allen

Arthur Acland Allen

1868-1939
Politician; MP for Christchurch and Dunbartonshire
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Allen

John Allen

1771-1843
Historian and resident physician at Holland House
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir George Anderson

Sir George Anderson

1845-1923
Treasurer, Bank of Scotland
Sitter in 8 portraits
Henry Torrens Anstruther

Henry Torrens Anstruther

1860-1926
Politician; MP for St Andrews
Sitter in 11 portraits
Sir William Forbes Arbuckle

Sir William Forbes Arbuckle

1902-1966
Secretary of Scottish Education Department
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount Arbuthnott

John Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount Arbuthnott

1882-1960
Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Nathan Arnold

1908-1963
Engineer and Professor
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

George Iain Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl

1931-1996
Landowner; Scottish peer
Sitter in 2 portraits
James Aytoun

James Aytoun

1830-1889
Major, 7th Hussars
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Babington

William Babington

1826-1913
Landowner and Lieutenant-Colonel, 7th Hussars
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Jean Lily West Roundel (née Cooke-Yarborough), Countess of Balfour

1900-1981
Artist and writer; wife of 3rd Earl of Balfour
Sitter in 9 portraits
Jane Dickson Ballantyne (née Grant)

Jane Dickson Ballantyne (née Grant)

1845-1924
Wife of Robert Michael Ballantyne; daughter of William Grant
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Barr

James Barr

1924-2006
Semitic scholar
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Nicholson Barran, 2nd Bt

Sir John Nicholson Barran, 2nd Bt

1872-1952
Politician; MP for Hawick Burghs
Sitter in 9 portraits
Hugh Thom Barrie

Hugh Thom Barrie

1860-1922
Politician; MP for North Londonderry
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Lucas (née Minty), Lady Beattie

Mary Lucas (née Minty), Lady Beattie

Wife of Sir James Beattie; daughter of William Minty
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hugh Pleydell de la Bère

1867-1940
Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Scots Fusiliers
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lena May Berti (née Brydson)

Lena May Berti (née Brydson)

Wife of Felice Berti; daughter of William Brydson
Sitter in 1 portrait
Janet (née Philip), Lady Beveridge

Janet (née Philip), Lady Beveridge

1876-1959
Journalist and writer; former wife of David Mair and of 1st Baron Beveridge; daughter of William Philip
Sitter in 2 portraits
Esna Boyd (Esna Robertson)

Esna Boyd (Esna Robertson)

1899-1966
Tennis player; wife of Angus Robertson
Sitter in 1 portrait
Edwin Bramwell

Edwin Bramwell

1873-1952
Neurologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ronald Albert Bramwell-Davis

Ronald Albert Bramwell-Davis

1905-1974
Major General
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Fred Bremner

1863-1941
Photographer
Artist of 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Brinkley & Sons

Photographers
Artist of 1 portrait
George Brown

George Brown

circa 1722-1806
Commissioner of the Board of Excise for Scotland
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Gordon Brown

John Gordon Brown

1814-1903
Merchant; son of Jonathan Brown of Jamaica
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Robert Brown

Photographer
Artist associated with 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Charles Bruce

Publisher and stationer
Artist associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Ronald Henderson Gunn Budge

1909-1976
Domestic Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
Colin Stewart Caird

Colin Stewart Caird

1826-1912
Merchant and shipowner
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jane H. Caird (née Paterson)

Jane H. Caird (née Paterson)

born 1825?
Wife of Colin Stewart Caird; daughter of Samuel Paterson
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi

Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi

1951-
Art historian and museum director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir James Clark Cameron

Sir James Clark Cameron

1905-1991
General practitioner and medical administrator
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Hon. Fiona Campbell

1932-
Daughter of 4th Baron Stratheden of Cupar and Campbell of St Andrews
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John Francis Campbell of Islay

1821?-1885
Folklorist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Ronald Ian Campbell

Sir Ronald Ian Campbell

1890-1983
Egyptian ambassador
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomas ('Tom') Campbell

Thomas ('Tom') Campbell

1882-1924
South African cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Windham) Frederick Carmichael-Anstruther, 10th Bt

Sir (Windham) Frederick Carmichael-Anstruther, 10th Bt

1902-1928
Son of Sir Windham Robert Carmichael-Anstruther, 9th Bt
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Kennedy, 9th Earl of Cassillis

Thomas Kennedy, 9th Earl of Cassillis

1726-1775
Smuggler and landowner; Master of Culzean Castle
Sitter in 1 portrait
Allan Chapman

Allan Chapman

1897-1966
Politician; Under-Secretary of State for Scotland
Sitter in 7 portraits
Mairi Chisholm

Mairi Chisholm

1896-1981
Motorcycle ambulance driver, nurse and photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Thomas John Clapperton

1879-1962
Scottish artist
Artist of 1 portrait
Sir George Smith Clark, 1st Bt

Sir George Smith Clark, 1st Bt

1861-1935
Scottish businessman and politician in Northern Ireland
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Guy Wyndham Nial Hamilton Clark

1944-
Lord-Lieutenant, Renfrewshire and Managing Director
Sitter in 1 portrait
(David) John Colville, 1st Baron Clydesmuir

(David) John Colville, 1st Baron Clydesmuir

1894-1954
Colonial administrator, General, industrialist and Scottish Unionist politician; MP for Midlothian and Peebles Northern
Sitter in 10 portraits
Peter Daniel Coats

Peter Daniel Coats

1910-1990
Horticultural writer
Sitter in 1 portrait