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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 809 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GEORGE PAUL CHALMERS (1836-1878), Scottish painter, was born at Montrose, and studied at Edinburgh. His landscapes are now more valued than the portraits which formed his earlier work. The best of these are " The End of the Harvest " (1873), " Running Water" (1875), and " The Legend " (in the National Gallery, Edinburgh). He became an associate (1867) and a full member (1871) of the Scottish Academy.
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JAMES CHALMERS (1841-1901)

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George Paul Chalmers was not born in 1836; he was born on 12th November 1833. (Old Parish Register for Montrose Parish, Angus (known as Forfarshire in his time - OPR 312). Ian Stewart.
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