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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

Sir George Reid (1841 - 1913)

Picture of the Palque

Location : Gordon Highlanders Museum, Viewfield Road

Area : South Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About Sir George Reid : Artist. Born in Aberdeen and served his apprenticeship with lithographers before turning to pen and ink drawings. He was elected an Academician of the Royal Scottish Academy and became its President in 1891. He enjoyed close associations with Aberdeen Art Gallery and opened the extended buildings in 1905.