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SA1019595

John L Scott 1815-1888 Mollance House Scotland Wearing Ceremonial Red Tunic Bicorne Feathered Hat 19th Oil Portrait Officer Paintings 77 X 54 Inches

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£22,500 | $28,606 USD | €25,614 EUR
Item Number: SA1019595
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Historic Antique Paintings
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Description

A Huge Scale 19th Century Oil Portrait Painting On Canvas of A Distinguished Gentleman wearing ceremonial dress.
John L.Scott ( b.1815-d.1888 ) Aged 73 Standing Three Quarter Length & Set Within A Carved Gilt Wooden Frame.
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He is depicted full length in this fine oil portrait, looking confidently towards the observer and portrays a dominant figure wearing ceremonial dress, his hand resting on a pile of books, denoting a man of intellectual ability and knowledge.The dress uniform is a scarlet red tunic and black tailored trousers with a bicorne feathered hat held in his right hand.
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His tunic is dressed with a double row of silver embossed buttons and displays silver braided epaulettes over his shoulders denoting senior rank.
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He looks a notable character of importance fashioning his distinct side burns and grey moustache, both a distinguishing sign of a military man, proud of his appearance and upholding the standards expected from wearing a uniform whilst serving in public office.
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FAMILY TREE
John L.Scott
Birthdate: February 23, 1815
Birthplace: Dumfries, Scotland
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London house 38 Green Street, Grosvenor Square, London (Middx),
Census 1881 at 38 Green Street, Grosvenor Square, London (Middx),
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He married Mary GILLHAM, 14 Apr 1847 at St Mary, Birkenhead (Cheshire).
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OCCUPATION
John L.Scott lived in Mollance House and also farmed Dryburgh farm up to his death in 1888. He was a woollen manufacturer, who set up Kingholm Mill in 1857 in Dumfries Son of Robert Scott the tweed manufacturer. Occupation detailed in 1881 as Landed Proprietor, JP & DS,
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TWEED MANUFACTURING IN NITHSDALE
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COPY & PASTE LINK BELOW INTO BROWSER
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http://www.futuremuseum.co.uk/collections/life-work/key-industries/textiles/tweed-manufacturing-in-nithsdale.aspx
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Died 23rd Oct 1888 at "Mollance", Castle Douglas, Dumfries (Scotland) - Aged 73.
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FRAMED MEASUREMENTS
Height = 194 cm (76.4")
Width = 137 cm (53.9")
Depth = 9 cm (3.5")
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CONDITION
Very Good Order Throughout
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A unique opportunity to purchase an historic painting of huge proportions not very often
seen for sale.
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DELIVERY
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 196 cm (77.2")
Width = 137 cm (53.9")
Depth = 8 cm (3.1")


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