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- Married Robert Adam's sister
- Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:
Visited Moffat where he took the waters
Robert Adam, Paul Sandby
John Clerk of Eldin, Geoffrey Bertram, Edinburgh, 1978.
A View of the Leadmines at Wanlockhead 1775, W S Harvey and G Downs Rose, Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Antiquarian and Natural History society, third series, Vol. 54.
His wife Susannah was a sister of the architects Adam.
May also have visited Galloway in connection with his illustration of Hutton’s geological work, for instance his Veining: Cairnsmore of Fleet.
Image of artist by kind permission of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland, on loan to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery – John Clerk of Eldin, 1728 – 1812 by James Saxon.
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