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Alexander Ross (1834–1925)

Photo credit: Highland Council

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This portrait of Alexander Ross hangs in the Main Hall of Inverness Town House. Alexander Ross was born in Forfarshire, the son of the architect James Ross. The family moved to Inverness in 1842 and Ross studied at Bell's Institution, now Inverness Library. He followed in his father's footsteps becoming a renowned architect throughout the Highlands. He designed more than 650 buildings. Two of the best known are St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral and the Free North Church in Inverness.

Inverness Town House


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    86.4 x 68.6 cm

  • Accession number

    ITH 8


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Inverness Town House

High Street, Inverness, Highland IV1 1JJ Scotland

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