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Captain Hugo Clark commissioned this chair to be made from the wood of his ship when he retired in 1725. The Latin inscription on the chair back translates 'Neptune farewell, hail Father Bachus’. On display in Trinity House, Leith'.
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18th Century
h 1085mm (h 3' 6 11/16")
w 620mm (w 2' 7/16")
d 610mm (d 2')
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