See also:born at Newcastle-on-
See also:Tyne . Having settled in
See also:Edinburgh, he painted portraits both in oil and
See also:colour; and along with
See also:Hamilton the architect he was one of the founders and most vigorous promoters of the Scottish Academy, of which he became the first secretary (1826-1833) . In 1818 he published a series of etchings entitled Portraits of Distinguished Living Characters of Scotland, including
See also:Sir Walter
See also:Jeffrey, Robert Burns and
See also:Wilson .
WILLIAM NICHOLSON (1753-1815)
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