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Walter Brown

Photo credit: John McKenzie Photography, Edinburgh

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Elected a Town Councillor in 1815, he became a Bailie in 1817 and 1826, was President of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures in 1869 and Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh from 1827 to 1829.

The Merchant's Hall, The Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh


  • Date

    early 19th C

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    78 x 67 cm

  • Accession number


  • Acquisition method

    on loan from the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures, since 1969


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The Merchant's Hall, The Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh

The Merchant's Hall 22 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH2 2EP Scotland

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