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Bishop Ranald MacDonald (1756–1832), Vicar Apostolic of Highland District (1819–1827), Vicar Apostolic of Western District (1827–1832)

Photo credit: Blairs Museum

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Accounts record that Ranald MacDonald was a highly educated and refined gentleman of some distinction, popular with those he met who were not of a Catholic persuasion. His approach worked well to soften anti-Catholic prejudice particularly in the Highlands.

Blairs Museum


  • Date

    early 19th C

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    78 x 63 cm

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