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Lady Helen Sutherland (1717–1791)

Photo credit: Argyll and Bute Council

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Lady Helen Sutherland, the daughter of Lord Strathnaver, married Sir James Colquhoun, 23rd of Colquhoun and 25th of Luss. She gave her name to the town of Helensburgh.

Helensburgh Council Chamber



oil on canvas


H 125.5 x W 100 cm

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cartouche: Lady Helen Sutherland, daughter of Lord Strathnaver, married Sir James Colquhoun 23rd of Colquhoun and 25th of Luss, gave her name to the town of Helensburgh 1717-1791


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Helensburgh Council Chamber

1 East Princes Street, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute G84 7QF Scotland

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