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made in Edinburgh

Postcard of Chair.
© National Museums Scotland


This armchair, from a set of eight dining chairs in an early 18th-century style, was made by the firm of Whytock & Reid in March 1929 for Hugh McTaggart of Hillwood. This chair cost £15 and 10 shillings.

Red lacquered sideboard with carved central panel flanked by cupboards, from a dining room suite by Whytock and Reid, used in the house of W. McTaggart, 4 Drummond Place, Edinburgh

Hugh McTaggart was the son of William McTaggart and the father of Sir William McTaggart, both distinguished artists. The Whytock & Reid partnership was founded in 1876.

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Online ID: 000-180-000-012-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.SVM 3.12
Date: 1929
Material: Veneered walnut and oak, red lacquering
Dimensions: 840 mm H x 1850 mm L x 610 mm W
What: Suite, dining room / sideboard
Subject: Furniture - rooms - 20th century furniture (NMAS Classification)
Who: W. McTaggart (Owner)
Whytock and Reid (Maker)
Where: Scotland
Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh (4 Drummond Place)
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