Reverend Robert Walker (1755 - 1808) Skating on Duddingston Loch

Oil on canvas | 76.2 x 63.5cm | About 1795

Sir Henry Raeburn

This serene skater is thought to be the Reverend Robert Walker, minister of the Canongate Kirk and a member of the Edinburgh Skating Society. The club - the oldest of its kind in Britain - usually met on the frozen lochs of Duddingston or Lochend on ...
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