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John George Bartholomew (1860–1920), FRSE

Photo credit: The Royal Society of Edinburgh

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Geographer and cartographer, Dr Bartholomew succeeded to the full management of his father's firm of cartographic printers at the age of 28. He, with the assistance of other Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, including Alexander Buchan, W. Eagle Clark and Percy H. Grimshaw, was responsible for such famous productions as the Royal Geographical Society's 'The Survey Atlas of Scotland' (1895), 'The Atlas of Meteorology' (1899) and 'The Atlas of Zoogeography' (1911).

The Royal Society of Edinburgh


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  • Medium

    oil on panel/board

  • Measurements

    62.5 x 49 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    presented by the artist's son, Professor John Walton, FRSE, 1954


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The Royal Society of Edinburgh

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