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Donald Macdonald (1872–1934)

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Donald Macdonald was born in Inverness in 1872. He was educated at Inverness High School and Inverness Royal Academy. On leaving school he was apprenticed to the firm of architects, Ross and Macbeath. Six years later he was appointed clerk of works at an extension scheme at Inverness District Asylum. Macdonald then joined the firm of Fraser and Macdonald building contractors, originally founded by his father and Hugh Fraser. He went on to become its senior partner.

Inverness Town House



1924 or before


oil on canvas


H 118.5 x W 93.5 cm

Accession number

ITH 60

Work type



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