Sir John Ogilvy (1803–1890), 9th Bt of Inverquharity

Image credit: University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum Art Collection

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Sir John Ogilvy was Life Director of Dundee Lunatic Asylum and President of the Board of Directors at Dundee Royal Infirmary (DRI). He was the ninth Baronet Ogilvy of Inverquharity and was the Liberal Member of Parliament for Dundee from 1857 to 1874. This painting was commissioned by the board at DRI to hang in their boardroom.

University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum


Sir John Ogilvy (1803–1890), 9th Bt of Inverquharity




oil on canvas


H 122 x W 100 cm

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commissioned by Dundee Royal Infirmary; transferred to Tayside Medical History Museum, 1998

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University of Dundee, Tayside Medical History Museum

Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee DD2 1UB Scotland

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