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Scottish School, circa 1800
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Scottish School, circa 1800

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Scottish School, circa 1800
James Veitch of Elliock, facing right probably in uniform of naval officer in undress uniform, in blue coat with black collar and facings, powdered hair
watercolour on ivory, gilt pendant frame with gold initials JV on hairwork reverse
oval, 2¾ in. (70 mm.) high
Provenance
Lord Elliock, Veitch of Elliock, Elliock House, Dumfriesshire
Miss Alice Graham-Stirling and by descent to Mrs. George Boothby
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James Veitch of Elliock, Dumfriesshire was the son of Lt.-Col. Henry Veitch and Zepherina Loughman.
It has been suggested that James Veitch is wearing the uniform belonging to the Honourable East India Company, circa 1800-05
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