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John Robson (1862–1948), CBE, DL, County Clerk of Dumfriesshire (1890–1945)

© estate of the artist. Photo credit: Dumfries and Galloway Council (Dumfries Museum)

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John Robson, CBE, DL, was born on 16th February 1862. He was County Clerk of Dumfriesshire from 1890 to 1945. He died on 12th March 1948.

Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura





oil on canvas


H 130 x W 100 cm

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1. James Gunn 2. JOHN ROBSON, C.B.E. D.L., Born 16th. February , 1862 Died 12th March 1948 County Clerk of Dumfriesshire, 1890 to 1945 PAINTED 1940 by JAmES GUNN


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