John Veitch (1829-1894) was the Professor of Logic at the University of Glasgow, 1864-1895.
Veitch wrote poetry in the style of William Wordsworth, and so The Bailie's caricaturist depicts him in 1875 with a volume of the great poet's works.
Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI
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