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Thomas Ruddiman (1674–1757), Keeper of the Advocates' Library (1730–1752)

Photo credit: National Library of Scotland Art Collections

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National Library of Scotland





oil on canvas


H 75 x W 62.2 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

gift from Miss Sylvia Steuart, BEM, 1948

Work type


Inscription description

On the back is a label written in what looks like a pre-20th-century hand "Mr Thomas Ruddiman Library Keeper of the Faculty of Advocates. A.C. 1741 Aetat. 57"

National Library of Scotland

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