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A Retrospect

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William Douglas Johnston and members of his family are shown on the steps of the Montrose Free Library, of which he was a benefactor. The painting was intended to illustrate the benefits of free libraries in general.

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Date

1904

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 61.2 x W 45.8 cm

Accession number

M1977.811

Acquisition method

gift from the family of W. Douglas Johnston, Esq.

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Pillard


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