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John Stuart Blackie (1809-1905) Scottish classicist and man of letters, born in Glasgow. Professor of Greek at Edinburgh University 1852-1882. Instrumental in the foundation of a Celtic chair at Edinburgh. Politically radical and nationalistic, he was a well-known Edinburgh figure in his broad-brimmed hat and wearing a plaid over his shoulder like a shepherd. From 'The National Portrait Gallery' (London, c1880). Tinted lithograph.

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John Stuart Blackie (1809-1905) Scottish classicist and man of letters, born in Glasgow. Professor of Greek at Edinburgh University 1852-1882. Instrumental in the foundation of a Celtic chair at Edinburgh. Politically radical and nationalistic, he was a well-known Edinburgh figure in his broad-brimmed hat and wearing a plaid over his shoulder like a shepherd.  From 'The National Portrait Gallery' (London, c1880). Tinted lithograph.