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Raeburn, Sir Henry, 1756-1823 (portrait painter)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter: 1819 Mar. 10, Edin., to William Walker / Henry Raeburn., 1819

Identifier: La.IV.26 fols. 100-101
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 1819

Letter from Professor Alexander Monro, tertius to Joseph Black, 24 April 1799

Identifier: Coll-16/IV/47-48
Scope and Contents

Letter from Professor Alexander Monro, tertius, London to Joseph Black, dated 24 April 1799. The letter is about James Heath who wishes to engrave Black's portrait from the [Henry] Raeburn painting.

Dates: 24 April 1799

Personal papers of and relating to Kenneth Murchison, 1770-1938

Identifier: Coll-51/2/1
Scope and Contents 1 Reproduction of portrait by Raeburn (advertisement in Connoisseur, November 1938), with letter of Henry Raeburn to K. Murchison, 2 July 1793. The price of the portait was 18.18s.0d. + frame £3.10s.6d. 4 items. 2 Probate of will. 5 fols, vellum. With Extracts, 3 fols. 3 Five certificates in surgery, midwifery, etc., London, 1771-1772. 4 Matriculation of armorial bearings, Edinburgh, Lyon Office, 16 June 1788, with seal, in...
Dates: 1770-1938

Portrait of Raeburn, Sir Henry, 1818

 File — Box Box 3.3: Series Coll-203/B1
Identifier: Coll-203/B1/81
Scope and Contents

Pencil drawing of Sir Henry Raeburn done by Francis Chantrey at W Horners house in Charlotte Square 1818.

Dates: 1818