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Professor D. R. Dow

Photo credit: Crail Museum & Heritage Centre

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Professor David Rutherford Dow, the son of the local doctor, was nine years old when his portrait was painted. He rose to become Professor of Anatomy and was appointed the first Master at Queen's College, Dundee in 1954. He was a popular lecturer, respected and admired by his students.

Crail Museum & Heritage Centre





oil on canvas


H 90.8 x W 67.6 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

bequeathed, 1999

Work type


Inscription description

D. Comba Adamson 1898

Crail Museum & Heritage Centre

62/64 Marketgate, Crail, Fife KY10 3TL Scotland

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