Hugh Blair, 1718 - 1800. Divine and author
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Hugh Blair, 1718 - 1800. Divine and author 1791
  • Scottish Art
Born and educated in Edinburgh, Blair was a minister, preacher and critic whose published sermons were translated into many languages. He was part of the Edinburgh literary and philosophical set, and a member of the 'Poker Club', which also included David Hume and Adam Smith. He was described as being full of harmless vanity and very particular about his dress and manners.

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  • Acc. No. PG 134
  • Medium Paste medallion
  • Size Height: 7.20 cm
  • Credit Purchased 1886