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An inscription on the painting indicates that this portrait was commissioned by the Incorporation of Ship Masters of Leith in appreciation of Robert Innes' long service as their Treasurer. Pictured at the age of 86 he is shown in a blue frock coat and waistcoat with a powdered wig. He is seated in a red leather chair by a window, through which can be seen his ship and the island of Inchkenneth. Beside him he has a globe and a pair of dividers. He holds a portfolio and a quill. Painted 1773, attributed to William Miller who was active between 1750s and 1780s, oil on canvas.
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1230 x 1010mm
1245 x 1015mm
1520 x 1310 x 130mm
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