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John Aitchison

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

Keywords:
bankers, banks, explorers, Glasgow Ship Bank, merchants, Old Ship Bank, portraits



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