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Sir Donald Macdonald (d.1934)

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Highland Council

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This portrait of Sir Donald Macdonald by David Alison, RSA, was presented to the town of Inverness on 24th September 1924. Donald Macdonald was born in Inverness. He served his apprenticeship as a compositor and worked for several years for the 'Inverness Courier', before setting up business as a general merchant. He had an interest in shipping and became the owner of several trading schooners, importing, in particular, coal.

Inverness Town House



before 1924


oil on canvas


H 130.7 x W 105.3 cm

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presented to the town of Inverness, 1924

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Inverness Town House

High Street, Inverness, Highland IV1 1JJ Scotland

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