Take Your Place in History

The processional frieze in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery represents 155 of the greatest men and women from Scottish history. The following donors have supported the re-development of the Gallery by adopting one of the figures from Scotland's past.

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South Wall

Drummond of Hawthornden The Hawthornden Literary Retreat
George Buchanan Jo and Alison Elliot
Napier of Merchiston Ewan and Christine Brown's Charitable Trust
James, 4th Earl of Morton Alasdair Morton
John Knox Brian Knox
John Knox Brian and Lesley Knox
William Maitland of Lethington Brian and Lesley Knox
James IV Ian Lyon Buchanan and Mary Sheila Irwin Buchanan
Margaret Tudor Ray Macfarlane
William Dunbar In Memory of John Higgitt
Archibald, 5th Earl of Angus Sir Brian and Lady Ivory
Bishop Kennedy Frank Hitchman
Sir Alexander Livingston Anonymous
Joan Beaufort Bill Stephenson, in memory of Marigold (Watson) Stephenson (1922-2005). Thank you for many years of great joy and happiness.