Lieutenant Colonel John Graham of Duchray and Rednock (d.1790), 42nd Highlanders

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The sitter is either Captain John Graeme (retiring as Captain in 1764 after gaining the rank in 1762) or Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Graeme (retiring as Lieutenant Colonel in 1771 after achieving the rank in 1770.

Lieutenant Colonel John Graeme of Duchray and Rednock served with the 42nd Highlanders from 1756 until 1763. He served in the North American Campaigns and was wounded at Ticonderoga (7th July 1758) and at Bushy Run (August 1762). He died in 1790.

The title of this artwork is taken from the painting's plate, which may have erroneously spelt the sitter's surname.

The Black Watch Castle & Museum



Lieutenant Colonel John Graham of Duchray and Rednock (d.1790), 42nd Highlanders


oil on canvas 


H 75.5 x W 63.5 cm

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Acquisition method

gift, 2010

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