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1st Viscount Finlay of Nairn (1842–1929)

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This is a portrait of the 1st Viscount Finlay of Nairn, PC, GCMG, from Newton Nairn, who was a member of Parliament for the Inverness Burghs, Moray and Nairn. He was a Solicitor General, Attorney General and Lord Chancellor from 1916 to 1918. The painting was donated by his granddaughter Lady Hayes on 27 June 1989.

Nairn Court House



1st Viscount Finlay of Nairn (1842–1929)


oil on canvas


H 141 x W 94 cm

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gift from Lady Hayes, 1989

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1. [very indistinct] ?'Fiddes Watt' 2. cartouche: The First Viscount Finlay of Nairn PC, GCMG, 1842-1929 of Newton Nairn. Member of Parliament for the Inverness Burghs & Moray & Nairn. Solicitor General, Attorney General & Lord Chanchellor 1916-1918. Donated by his grand-daughter Lady Hayes, June 27th 1989


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Nairn Court House

Nairn, Highland IV12 4AU Scotland

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