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William Trotter (b.1772 d.1833), a leading Edinburgh furniture maker was commissioned to make six hall chairs soon after Trinity House was rebuilt in 1816. The backs of theses chairs are painted with the circular badge and motto of Trinity House ‘PERVIA VIRTVTI SYDERA TERRA MARE’ surrounded by a hand caved rope and anchor design. The chairs were purchased from William Trotter & Sons for £15 15 shillings.
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h 882mm (h 2' 10 3/4")
w 480mm (w 1' 6 7/8")
d 470mm (d 1' 6 1/2")
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