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Alexander Campbell of Hallyards

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Alexander Campbell of Hallyards

A photograph of a portrait of Alexander Campbell of Hallyards (1768-1817). The painting was by Sir Henry Raeburn.

Campbell was a partner in the West Indies trading company John Campbell Snr & Co. He was popularly known as either "Sandy Doune" or "Business Sandy" and was a director of the Glasgow Celtic Society which was the first body to codify rules for the game of shinty in 1879.

Reference: Mitchell Library GC f941.435 OLD

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
Glasgow Celtic Society, John Campbell Snr & Co, portraits, shinty, West Indies merchants



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