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Elisha Kent Kane, M.D. (1820-1857)
Oil on canvas
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William Robertson of Drumnahoy, Scotland, was an architect who worked at Monymusk before settling in Aberdeen. The artist, his youngest son, was one of the leading miniaturists in England in the first quarter of the 19th century.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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