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William Watson (1772–1843)

Photo credit: Scottish Borders Council

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William Watson was a woollen manufacturer who married Margaret Brown (1774–1850). Her portrait was painted by Robert Allan in the same year.

Borders Textile Towerhouse







H 88.7 x W 69 cm

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Acquisition method

donated to Hawick Museum by the Lindsay-Watson family, 2005

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Inscription description

1. signed R. Allan 1831 2. William Watson 1772- 1843 Woollen Manufacturer Donated to Hawick Museum by Lindsay-Watson Family 2006


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Borders Textile Towerhouse

1 Tower Knowe, Hawick, Scottish Borders TD9 9EN Scotland

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