Hugh Cowan

Image credit: South Ayrshire Council

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This portrait of Hugh Cowan, Esq., was commissioned 'for public services and private worth' and was presented by his townsmen and others and handed over to the Magistrate of Ayr by the Convenor of the County at a public meeting held on 24th May 1871.

Ayr Town Hall



Hugh Cowan




oil on canvas


H 236.8 x W 145.8 cm

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Acquisition method

gift to the former Royal Burgh of Ayr

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Inscription description

1. Daniel Macnee R.S.A. 1870 2. PORTRAIT OF HUGH COWAN ESQ.


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