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Shirreff, Charles - portrait of Robert Spottiswoode
This miniature portrait is attributed to Charles Shirreff (1750-1831). The frame is inscribed with the name of the sitter "Robert Spottiswoode 1788(?)". 442
The term "historical detective" may sound a little strange, but is the easiest way to express the intent of this research.
Seeking information to expand historical knowledge and finding, surprisingly often, "conventional wisdom" needs revision