A Thomas Annan photograph of a portrait of John Aitchison (1769-1859). The painting was by Sir Daniel Macnee.
Aitchison worked as a clerk under Robert Carrick at the Ship Bank and became a well-known merchant. He was a friend of the explorer Mungo Park (1771-1806) and was an authority on the history of Glasgow.
Reference: Mitchell Library, GC 920.041435 COR
Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning
bankers, banks, explorers, Glasgow Ship Bank, merchants, Old Ship Bank, portraits