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Adam Cruickshank (1787–1874)

Image credit: Turriff and District Heritage Society

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The sitter, Adam Cruickshan, was born at Ardinn near Turriff in 1787 and died at Mains of Gamrie, Banff in 1874. The portrait was painted in 1861 when he was 74 years old.

Adam Cruickshank was the grandfather of George Morrison Cruickshank, who was a previous provost of Turriff.

Auld Post Office Museum

Turriff

Title

Adam Cruickshank (1787–1874)

Date

1861

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 66 x W 50.5 cm

Accession number

PCF3

Acquisition method

gift, 2007

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Adam Cruickshank aged 74/1861

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