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Portrait of Alexander Duncan 1833-1921, Secretary and Librarian 1865-1921

Description

Half-length portrait of Alexander Duncan wearing a black coat and holding a book.

Born in Dollar in 1833, Alexander Duncan from London University with a Bachelor of Arts. He started off his career as a teacher, but was eventually appointed as Secretary and Librarian of the Faculty by Dr J. Gibson Fleming. During his time as Librarian he published two of the library, one in 1885 and one in 1901, as well as writing a history of the Faculty up until 1851.



Date

1902

Identifier

34

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

180 x 110 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of Alexander Duncan 1833-1921, Secretary and Librarian 1865-1921

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

180 x 110 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

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Portrait of Alexander Duncan 1833-1921, Secretary and Librarian 1865-1921
Portrait of Alexander Duncan 1833-1921, Secretary and Librarian 1865-1921

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Citation

Henderson; Joseph (1832-1908); Artist, “Portrait of Alexander Duncan 1833-1921, Secretary and Librarian 1865-1921,” Heritage, accessed June 25, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/349.