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Richard Shaw

© the artist. Photo credit: University of the West of Scotland

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In his portrait, Professor Shaw is wearing the Vice Chancellor gown of the university. This gown is made from black Paisley brocade with a square collar at the back of red Paisley brocade edged with gold lace. The sleeves are trimmed above and below the sleeve opening with gold ornaments of a traditional pattern. With this gown a black velvet mortar board cap is worn with gold button and tassel and edged with one-inch gold lace.

Paisley Campus, University of the West of Scotland


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    124 x 83 cm

  • Accession number

    PCF 4


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Normally on display at

Paisley Campus, University of the West of Scotland

High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2BE Scotland

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