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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

James Cromar Watt (1862 - 1940)

Picture of the Palque

Location : 71 Dee Street

Area : Central Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About James Cromar Watt : Architect, Enameller and Botanist. Born in Aberdeen and educated at Aberdeen Grammar School, he was articled to an Aberdeen architect’s firm and later awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects’ gold medal. He is remembered mainly as a jeweller who used gold granulation and foiled enamelling. Watt exhibited widely in Scotland and abroad and was awarded an honorary LLD from Aberdeen University in 1937.